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Until It Hurts

America's Obsession With Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids

by Mark Hyman, M.D.

Hardcover, 146 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $23.95 |

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Until It Hurts
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America's Obsession With Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids
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Mark Hyman, M.D.

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An assessment of the damaging nature of ultra-competitive youth sports considers the consequences of high-pressure athletics on children and their families and traces the author's investigations into youth athletic clubs and associations throughout the country.

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'Until It Hurts' Scrutinizes Youth Sports Obsession

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