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A growing number of pediatric sports medicine groups warn that when a child focuses on a single sport before age 15 or 16, they increase their risk of injury and burnout — and don't boost their overall success in that sport. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Student Athletes Who Specialize Early Are Injured More Often, Study Finds

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A Peer Recovery Coach Walks The Front Lines Of America's Opioid Epidemic

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How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro?

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Why We Play Sports: Winning Motivates, But Can Backfire, Too

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