This practical reference guide answers questions about children's participation in organized sport.
Tips from authoritative sources - doctors, surgeons, psychologists, sport scientists, and coaching
consultants — on how six-to12-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-togame
ratio for a youth competitive league?
Special advice on:
• Growth and development, understanding the mind of a child, the role of parents and coaches in sport,
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