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“Overuse injuries, overtraining and burnout among child and adolescent athletes are a growing problem in the United States," says pediatrician Dr. Joel S. Brenner.

“Overuse injuries, overtraining and burnout among child and adolescent athletes are a growing problem in the United States,” says pediatrician Dr. Joel S. Brenner. “As more young athletes are becoming professionals at a younger age, there is more pressure to grab a piece of the ‘professional pie,’ to obtain a college scholarship or to make the Olympic team.”


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