Early Sport Specialization: Why Playing One Sport Isn’t Optimal


by Jason Schexnayder, PT, DPT, CMTPT What is Early Sports Specialization? Early sports specialization is a “hot topic” right now. Early sport specialization is when a child (ages 6 - 16) participates in intensive year-round training &/or competition in a single sport at the exclusion of other sports or activities. Typically, this involves a young [...]