Learn about early sports specialization in children and why researchers and experts are cautioning parents that this trend isn’t great for young kids.
If you wanted your child to become a top athlete as an adult, what’s the best path? The research shows it’s multisport.
Besides being fun and excellent for developing physical literacy, multisport programs offer convenience and affordability for parents.
By playing multiple sports, the idea is that kids will experience fewer overuse injuries, less burnout, and less dropout from activity.
The intense and repetitive training required at the highest levels of sport make overuse injuries almost unavoidable for Olympians and professional athletes. Sadly these serious injuries are also becoming the norm for much younger athletes. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In a recent Globe and Mail article, Dr. Dwight Chapin responds to … Continued