Sport Specialization, Part I

  title={Sport Specialization, Part I},
  author={Gregory D. Myer and Neeru A. Jayanthi and John P. Difiori and Avery D Faigenbaum and Adam Kiefer and David S Logerstedt and Lyle Joseph Micheli},
  booktitle={Sports health},
CONTEXT There is increased growth in sports participation across the globe. Sports specialization patterns, which include year-round training, participation on multiple teams of the same sport, and focused participation in a single sport at a young age, are at high levels. The need for this type of early specialized training in young athletes is currently under debate. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION Nonsystematic review. STUDY DESIGN Clinical review. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE Level 4. CONCLUSION Sports… CONTINUE READING
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