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Most Expensive Game in Town The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today's Families

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ISBN-10: 0807001368

ISBN-13: 9780807001363

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mark Hyman

List price: $28.95
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Building on the eye-opening investigation into the damaging effects of the ultra-competitive culture of youth sports in his previous book,Until It Hurts,Mark Hyman's new book looks at the business of youth sports, how it has changed, and how it is affecting young Americans. Examining the youth sports economy from many sides--the major corporations, small entrepreneurs, coaches, parents, and, of course, kids--Hyman probes the reasons for rapid changes in what gets bought and sold in this lucrative marketplace. Just participating in youth sports can be expensive. Among the costs are league fees, equipment, and perhaps private lessons with a professional coach. With nearly 50 million kids…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 3/20/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

Mark Hyman, MD is a physician, scholar and author. He is the founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center and a columnist for The Huffington Post. Hyman graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's in Asian Studies. He received his doctor of medicine from the University of Ottawa and completed his postgraduate training at the University of California, San Francisco. Hyman served as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts from 1996-2004. He opened the UltraWellness medical center in Lenox. In December 2013, The Daniel Plan a book Hyman co-authored with Pastor Rick Warren and Dr. Daniel Amen, became number 1 on the New York Times bestseller list.