The Mechanics of Movement

For the estimated 60 million children and youth who are involved in organized athletics, the benefits of their participation are great—team and individual sports can be enjoyable, increase self-esteem, provide opportunities for peer socialization and also improve general fitness. But as youth sports become more competitive, the pressure for young athletes to engage in high-intensity training and sport specialization is also on the rise, and this can lead to an increase in overuse injuries and burnout.

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