16 Jun 2019

Dr Simon Walters: Children in sport just want to have fun

From Sunday Morning, 10:04 am on 16 June 2019
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A report out from ACC this week shows more children than ever are suffering injuries usually only seen in professional athletes while at the same time participation rates are down. AUT's Dr Simon Walters has researched children in sport and has some insight about what is happening and why placing too much pressure on kids will just drive them away from sporting activities.