Local sports psychologist: Don’t overdo it

The so-called simpler time Chris Carr experienced while growing up in Muncie during the 1970s had its good points for the aspiring young athlete.

A boy’s dreams could and frequently did run the gamut through would-be tacklers, against man-to-man defenses and over the hurdles — all before sliding safely into home.

After all, the term “specialization” had yet to enter the sports discussion mainstream.

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