Children under the age of 12 are unlucky enough to focus on just one sport, as they increase the risk of injury.
There is a greater risk of injury if the child only plays one sportDr. Neeru Jayanthi, Emory University orthopedist, hopes young athletes season we should take part in one kind of competitive sportand at least three - not consecutive - should be a month in which they do not compete in the year.In the course of the examination, close to 1,200 athletes were observed and experienced in nearly 40 years . The results also showed that those who were injured were Before the age of 12, they specialized in a particular sportmoreover, about two thirds of them suffered repeated injuries. In contrast, athletes who did not suffer from injuries generally started to concentrate on sports after they were 12 years old. children play much more sports during their youthand smaller children should not train more than weekly even weekly. Further details of the test can be found in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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