Sport specialization increases injury risk by 70% for high school athletes

Interesting that “Specialization” is defined as “significantly sacrificing time with friends and family or participation in other sports”.

Overall, 41.2 percent of female athletes said they had a primary sport and fewer than 30 percent of male athletes reported “specializing”

Soccer was #1 specialized sport for both sexes.
Volleyball was #2 for girls, Tennis for boys

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