Overtraining in Pediatric Patients
1. Describe anatomical and physiological characteristics that affect strength and conditioning in pediatric athletes.
2. Distinguish common overtraining injuries in pediatric athletes to include sport-specific injury.
3. Evaluate overtraining injuries in pediatric athletes before they result in more serious injury or long-term problems.
4. Educate patients, parents and coaches about activity modification or treatment to ensure proper healing of overtraining/overuse injuries.
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Susan Joy, MD, Director, Women’s Sports Health, Cleveland Clinic; Head Team Physician, Cleveland State University; Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers; Cleveland Clinic, Independence, Ohio
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