Paediatric MSK News and Information

Sports Specialisation in Young Athletes - ACSEP Position Statement

The ACSEP re-affirms the well-recognised position that for the vast majority of young individuals, regular exercise is not only safe but should be
encouraged. However, the ACSEP notes that there has been a growing trend toward young athletes specialising at an early age in a single sport. It appears that the major societal driver of this is a perception that early specialisation leads to increased sporting success. Read more by downloading the position statement.