The Importance of Playing Multiple Sports

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It’s important for youth football players to keep their bodies moving when the season is over. According to JAG President, John Gallucci, Jr., ATC, DPT, overuse injuries often occur because athletes become uni-directional, meaning they only move in one direction continuously. Of the 256 players taken in the 2015 NFL Draft, 224 of them were multi-sport athletes in high school. Read more here.