This practical reference guide answers questions about children's participation in organized sport. Tips from authoritive sources- doctors, surgeons, psychologists, sport scientists, and coaching consultants- on how six- to 12-year-olds can get the most from their sport experience. Practical, informative, up-to-date advice on common questions and concerns in sport including: Should children be allowed to quit sport? Is competitive sport too stressful for children? What is an appropriate practice-to-game ratio for a youth competitive league? Should children be involved in off-season training? Are some exercises harmful to growing muscles and bones? Plus special advice on: growth and development, understanding the mind of a child, the role of parents and coaches in sport, specializing in sport.
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Book Description Mosaic Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0889626308