AMSSM-Funded Research: Single Sport Specialization Increases Injury Risk

AMSSM member Neeru Jayanthi, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Loyola University Medical Center, has released reserach findings confirming that specializing in a single sport increases the risk of overall injury. To read more, click here.

This study was funded by two research grants from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM). Dr. Jayanthi is a member of the AMSSM committee that is writing guidelines on preventing and treating overuse injuries in young athletes.

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