Too often, excessive pressure to compete can result in overuse injuries, overwhelming stress, and burn out among young athletes.
Written by a pediatrician who is also board-certified in sports medicine, this book shows caretakers:
- How young bodies develop for sports
- Age-appropriate skills
- Proper conditioning and how it works on a cellular level
- Why some kids compete to win attention
- Safer ways to help kids perform better
- Positive and negative impact on young psyches
- Strategies to overcome obesity and inactivity
It’s a great way to help parents redefine success and provide a better, safer sports experience!
“This book is an absolute MUST-read for every parent out there. Success is a journey through life, and this book takes us on a great journey helping parents to guide their kids to be the best they can be in life.” – Lenny Krayzelburg, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming
“[A] must-read for all parents who wish to successfully introduce their children to the world of organized sports.” – James C. Puffer, MD, former Professor and Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine