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SmartTeams™ Talk: Neglecting an Athlete's Needs A Form of Child Abuse

 

Neglect of a child's needs in sports is a form of child abuse, says Sophia R. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.P. of Cook Children's Medical Center in Ft. Worth, Texas, including obvious forms (allowing an athlete to play hurt, not seeking proper medical care for a child's injury) and more subtle forms (allowing bullying).

 

 

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