What is the Fix for Increasing ACL Tears in Kids?
Highly competitive youth leagues have largely replaced more laid-back pickup games. Kids are increasingly specializing in a single sport year-round, rather than bouncing from one game to the next with long, languid off-seasons in between. Experts say that fundamental shift in how kids and parents approach sports – and how much kids play – may have consequences when it comes to a child or adolescent’s risk of injury.
Source: U.S. News & World Report