Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 60, issue 1, P50-55 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820949699 View full text
Gregory A. Walker, Corrine N. Seehusen, Aubrey Armento, Aaron J. Provance, Julie C. Wilson, David R. Howell

Abstract: Our objective was to examine the association between participant-reported family affluence and sport specialization level. We conducted a cross-sectional investigation of adolescent athletes. Specifically, participants completed a level of sport specialization (low/moderate/high) questionnaire and the Family Affluence Scale. The majority (52%) of the 195 youth athlete participants reported low, 33% reported moderate, and 15% reported high sport specialization. Sport specialization groups were similar in age (…

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