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Overexposure in youth sports

Patient: I’m concerned about overexposure to youth basketball in tournaments. How many minutes is too many for an 8 year old? Tournaments are 4 games of 40 minutes. We’re considering limiting his minutes to 80 of the 160.

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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