Overzealous Athletes, Parents, and Coaches

Overzealous Athletes, Parents, and Coaches - Problems of...

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Problems of Excess Overzealous Athletes, Parents, and Coaches
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Deviance – the rejection of commonly accepted norms and expectations for behavior. What is positive deviance?
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Kids and Sports Sports is now the leading cause of injuries among adolescents. Overuse injuries are the greatest concern. Ex. Stress Fractures, Tendinitis, Bursitis.
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Young Athletes with Overuse Injuries Play competitively on a team or individually. Play a single sport year-round or most of the year. Go to summer camps to hone their skills. Recently increased the duration or intensity of their training. Their injury started as an ache or pain that they thought would go away.
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Youth have growth tissue that adults don’t. Little League Elbow, Swimmer’s Shoulder.
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Overuse Injuries Especially as they enter puberty. Increased Body Fat. Relative Decrease in Muscle Strength. Changing Alignment of their Lower Body.
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