Sports these days have become a year-round endeavor.
There is more and more pressure for our children to be the best. This often means starting organized sports at the age of three or younger and a push to “specialize” or choose a single sport at a young age.
As a pediatrician I get a variety of questions from parents on the best way to help children master skills, build strength and prevent injuries in sports. This discussion often leads to the question “When can my child start lifting weights?”