22 Oct 2019

Kids training too hard at one sport

From The Panel, 4:18 pm on 22 October 2019

Children are practicing too hard at just one sport, US trainers have found. There are new guidelines that have been recommended in America urging parents to reduce the intensity and limit sports participation.

The trainers warn young athletes are risking injury, burnout and lifelong health problems by pushing themselves too hard and specialising in one area. Exercise NZ Richard Beddie joins the discussion.