Youth participation in sports has increased dramatically in recent years. Children are becoming involved at younger and younger ages and are training with increasing intensity. Understanding their unique needs with respect to injury patterns, changing body habits, and psychological development is key to dealing with the child athlete. A sensible approach to training that takes into consideration skill level and motivation, as well as physical and emotional development, will help prevent injuries and promote enjoyment of the sport. For the child who becomes ...

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