Specialization leads to more injuries

We’ve talked about the pitfalls associated with young athletes specializing in one sport too early. A study by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and funded by the National Federation of State High School Associations Foundation has shown clear evidence that youngsters who only play one sport suffer lower-extremity injuries at a higher rate than those who play multiple sports.

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