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Specializing in One Sport? How to Keep Your Young Athlete Healthy

September 08, 2017
  Another hazard zone of single-sport specialization is psychological burnout. This is one thing Dr. Howard Luks, an orthopedic surgeon at Westchester Medical Center in New York, sees on a regular basis. “Parents need to be aware that when their kids don’t get breaks from their sports, many of them turn off,” he says. “Yet sports are so important to development. We learn how to work in groups, how to move and how to take direction.”

NYMC Faculty: Howard J. Luks, M.D. '91, M.S. '90, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery
Source: Fitness Health Yoga