42: Dr. David Geier - Youth Sports, Injury and Training

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Orthopedic surgeon & sports medicine specialist, Dr. David Geier, is just as passionate about injury prevention as he is about treating injuries. Dr. Geier writes a regular newspaper column, produce a weekly sports medicine podcast (The Dr. David Geier Show), and writes for his own blog and other numerous publications. All of this while he maintains his own busy practice in Charleston, South Carolina. His practice is particularly focused on knee and shoulder injuries and the arthroscopic surgeries used to treat them. With his vast experience and knowledge, Dr. Geier realizes the importance of preventing youth sports injuries and has developed a passion for sharing this message. In this conversation we tap into his immense expertise and discuss:
  • - How & why playing one sport year-round can do more harm to your kid than good
  • - Why we should focus more on fun and less on winning in youth sports
  • - Steps parents and coaches can take to prevent ACL and other injuries in young athletes
  • - What parents should know about concussions in football and other sports
Last but definitely not least... Dr. Geier has graciously shared with us 2 amazing PDFs for you to instantly download. 1) “That Doesn’t Have to Hurt” - 5 steps that you and your kids can take to avoid injuries and perform your best... and 2) The introduction of his NEW book "That's Gotta Hurt: The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever.” Download them now by visiting: http://sportsmastery.com/42 To learn more about Dr. Geier, visit his website: http://www.drdavidgeier.com/

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