Early sports specialization may not be the golden ticket

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Only 37.4% of teens in U.S. participate in more than one sport.” Says Bruce Y. Lee, an associate professor at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (1). However, this might not be the smartest solution if the child dreams of becoming a professional athlete. Statistically speaking, early sports specialization has proven to be an unsuccessful way of reaching the elite level of sports. While there are a number of incredible athletes that show prowess in a single sport very early on, how does this translate into future athletic success?  Continue reading “Early sports specialization may not be the golden ticket”