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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Fri, Aug 15 at 3:34pm EDT

BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Deciding to Stay in Sports Activities

Obesity issues are facing our society and just when young people should be encouraged to stay active, there's some concern they're dropping out of sports. Speculation is that some kids quit because there’s too much emphasis on winning or they’re simply burning out early because of overall pressures. Vivien Williams speaks with Mayo Clinic psychologist Max Trenerry, Ph.D., about keeping youngsters thriving in, and enjoying, sports activities. [TRT 1:48]

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Dr Max Trenerry HL Pkg psychiatry sports young athletes

 

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