Episode 150: Is early single-sport specialization best for youth athletic development?

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In the Zone
Is early single-sport specialization best for youth athletic development? (starts at 4:46)

That’s Gotta Hurt
Neymar – Brazil forward
CC Sabathia – New York Yankees pitcher
Jaime Garcia – St. Louis Cardinals pitcher
Manu Ginobili – San Antonio Spurs guard
Joel Embiid – future Philadelphia 76ers center
Jozy Altidore – U.S. men’s national team striker
Serena Williams – women’s tennis star

Ask Dr. Geier
Could an athlete with osteitis pubis failing to improve suggest a more serious problem?
Does a young ballet dancer need surgery after a second patella dislocation?
What is the importance of a Segond fracture on x-rays after a serious knee injury?

Fan Favorites and Trash Talkers
Comments from listeners on the show and our previous discussions

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