Children should wait to commit to a sport, study suggests

10/2/2011 | United Press International

Some children who have been introduced to team sports at age 3 may become uninterested in sports by the time they reach middle school, U.S. researchers found. "Children age 6 and younger need unstructured play," said Sandra Sims of the University of Alabama's Birmingham School of Education. She said the majority of children should not commit to or specialize in a single sport until they are 15 years old.

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