Monday, June 4, 2007

Too Much of a Good Thing

Today, the American Academy of Pediatric published a clinical report entitled Overuse Injuries, Overtraining, and Burnout in Child and Adolescent Athletes.

This press release covers most of the important points and should be required reading for all parents, coaches and athletes.

If you or your child’s organized basketball experience includes any one of the following terms…..

  • year-round
  • multiple teams (at the same time)
  • parental pressure
  • traveling team
  • weekend tournaments

… you should click on the links above and consider their advice.

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