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Should your child specialize in a sport?

The old saying that “practice makes perfect” may have you tempted to encourage your child to stick to one sport, so they can become the next big star in basketball or tennis.

Yet it’s been shown that there can be a higher risk of children being injured when they do so.

Here’s what one sports medicine at Rush University Medical Center, who is also a team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox, had to say about the issue of specializing.