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Studies: Sports specialization at young age increases risk of career-threatening injury

October 23, 2019
By Joe Hamstra

A series of studies in the Journal of Athletic Training about the effects of being a specialized athlete at a young age left researchers with a distinct takeaway:

Focusing on one sport at too early an age increases the risk of major, career-threatening injury later in life.

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