Spotlight Health: Are Kids Overdoing It In Sports?

May 28, 2014

Tom Farrey writes for ESPN and directs the Sports and Society Program at the Aspen Institute.
Tom Farrey writes for ESPN and directs the Sports and Society Program at the Aspen Institute.
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There’s a big push to get kids more physically active, but some kids are already playing sports regularly-- maybe even too often. As part of our spring series on key health issues, Tom Farrey talks with APR’s Elise Thatcher. He writes for ESPN and directs the Sports and Society program at the Aspen Institute. Farrey says there’s growing concern about kids overdoing it.

Editor's note:  You can hear more of our conversation with Tom Farrey -- and other health experts -- in our series Spotlight Health. That’s in partnership with the Aspen Ideas Festival. You can see all of our programs on this page (click here).