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Until It Hurts

Until It Hurts

America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids

By: Mark Hyman

audio performed by: Mike Chamberlain
genre: Psychology/Science - Sociology
publication date:08/16/2016
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Every year, more than 3.5 million children under age 15 require medical treatment for sports injuries, nearly half of which are the result of simple overuse. Journalist Mark Hyman investigates the evolution of youth sports from mere games to full-on quests to turn children into tomorrow's superstar athletes by pushing them beyond physical and emotional limits. Opening up a crucial discussion about the perils of youth-sports culture today, Hyman offers the solutions and answers we need.