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Fun — not winning — essential to keep kids in sports

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in About Kids & Teens, Jul 10, 2014

About 70% of kids drop out of organized sports by the time they reach middle school. "We're seeing a lot less activity in kids than we did before," said Edward Laskowski, a physical medication and rehabilitation specialist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. "About one-third of kids in the U.S. are considered overweight or obese. It's certainly an epidemic."

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