School of Education | Department of Kinesiology
Hometown: Madison, WI
Dr. Bell is an Associate Professor at UW-Madison and teaches in the Athletic Training Program and is the director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory. His research focuses on identifying risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries with a special focus on sport specialization in children.
Sport specialization is defined as year round training in a single sport and is now ubiquitous in most youth sports. Dr. Bell will provide recommendations and strategies to parents and coaches about safe sport participation.
The Public Health Consequences of Sport Specialization
This presentation will focus on the consequences of sport specialization and strategies for parents and coaches.