US Lacrosse recently published a summary of changes to the rules of play for boys' and girls' lacrosse at the youth levels. With kids dropping out of youth sports at an alarming rate, change was a must, writes TJ Buchanan, manager of the coach development program at US Lacrosse.
Across the country, athletes are starting to specialize in a chosen sport at younger and younger ages. But how young is too young? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a clinical report published in the Pediatrics journal recently examining this topic.
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