Sport Specialization: Good or Bad?

Over the years there have been numerous studies that have drawn the conclusion that sports specialization, especially at an early age is a bad thing.  Most of these studies have come to conclusions that repetitive motions, over training, and mental burnout of a single sport lead to players not wanting to, or not able to continue in a sport.     Is there truth to this?  Sure the studies seem reasonable and the facts they present back up their claims.  With the Winter Olympics just finishing up recently, it poses the question of sports specialization.  Does a cross country...

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