soccerballI was reading a newspaper article the other day and it said that the amount of sport related injuries has gone up immensely in the past 10 years. This is from kids being encouraged to try sports at a younger age and at a higher level. The article also stated that the majority of injuries come from kids who specialize in just one sport. At first I thought this made no sense because I was thinking that the more sports a person plays the susceptible they would be to getting different injuries from each sport. But as I kept reading, the article stated that the injuries relate to doing the same strenuous motion over and over again. For baseball it was shoulder problems, basketball, ankle and knee issues, and soccer, knee problems as well.

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