Why Kids Burn Out in Sports

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Every year, roughly 40 million kids sign up for youth sports across the country. While that may seem like a lot, several studies show most of those kids want to quit sports altogether by the age of 13.

The reason? It’s not fun anymore.

So, why isn’t it fun? KSL Investigates spent the past two months looking into that question. In short, the reason so many kids are dropping out of sports is because of grown-ups. The fact is, many feel that adults are taking the fun out of it….

“Personal foul: parents,” KSL-TV, Salt Lake City, http://www.ksl.com/?sid=23040155&nid=148&title=person-foul-parents&s_cid=featured-2

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Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick