Category: Sports Specialization

SPORTS SPECIALIZATIO Mar4th 2020

THE GOOD AND THE BAD OF SPORTS SPECIALIZATION

by Sasha Kolbeck, DPT Sports participation has the benefits of physical activity, developing physical skills, socialization, learning teamwork, self-regulation ability, leadership skills, self-esteem, building memories, and having fun. Beyond participation is sports specialization, which is year-round participation of intensive training of a single sport in exclusion of other sports. There has been an increase in