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5 ways pressuring young athletes to perform well does them harm

5 ways pressuring young athletes to perform well does them harm

When Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapsed during a Jan. 3, 2022, NFL football game, much of the public attention was on the pressures athletes face to perform despite the perils they face on the field. However, as a scholar who¬†specializes in youth sports, I have found that this pressure often begins well before a […] … learn more→