ERIC Number: EJ360098
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Elite Child-Athletes: How Much Does Victory Cost?
Nash, Heyward L.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v15 n8 p128-33 Aug 1987
A discussion covers the problems of elite child athletes, including pressure to live up to high expectations, financial incentives, overcompetition, burnout, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (escalation of minor physical ailments into serious injuries), conditional love, and performing under pressure from parents and coaches. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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