The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

A Sports Doctor's Complete Guide for Parents

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
A leading pediatric sports medicine specialist presents parents with a wealth of advice and information on organized sports, from avoiding the extremes of win-in-at-all-costs types of play, to strength training and sports nutrition that can help prevent injuries. 25,000 first printing.

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Metzl (medical director, sports Medicine Institute for Young Athletes) and Shookhoff, a writer specializing in education issues want parents and young athletes to keep a sensible perspective on the benefits of organized sports. They offer advice on how to do so along with information on preventing injuries, recognizing common injuries and evaluating their seriousness, and understanding nutritional and exercise needs. The book offers specific tips for dealing with coaches and other parents, helping children handle team pressures, and recognizing when a child is doing too much. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

A pediatric sports medicine specialist presents parents with advice on organized sports, from avoiding the extremes of win-at-all-costs types of play, to strength training and sports nutrition that can help prevent injuries.

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316607568
0316607568
Branch Call Number: 613.7042 METZL
Additional Contributors: Shookhoff, Carol

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