This provocative critique of the youth sports movement examines the various issues surrounding children in sports and provides a plan for reform based on a change in philosophy and practice.
â¢ Contains a separate chapter on youth football that highlights the toxic elements of the sport
â¢ Features a comprehensive bibliography of some 275 sources containing scholarly and popular books, periodicals, conference papers, and online resources
â¢ Offers a comprehensive view on the topic, including the expenses, injuries, and exploitation by coaches
â¢ Explores the damaging culture of hypermasculinity inherent in boys sports