Tag: Club vs High School

Part II: Sports Specializations - Sports Podiatrist Dr. Robert A. Weil Has The Right Approach

For me, it is an interesting question, this idea of whether proper training would help decrease the rate and risk of injury even though one is specializing in a sport. One of the main reasons (keeping the injury piece in mind) it is suggested that young athletes engage in a variety of sports and activities... Read more »

Part I: Sports Specialization - Looking At It From A Different Angle

There has been a lot of talk lately about the negative effects of early sports specialization; and rightfully so. Articles from established, well-respected sources abound, citing increase in overuse injuries, early sports burnout, and an increase of more severe injuries (torn ACL’s of the knee and UCL’s in the elbow) never seen at such early... Read more »