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Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation

Updated Thursday, 1st July 2021

Is it better for children to focus on one sport or a range of sports? Michael Johnson hears experts’ and athletes’ views on childhood specialisation.


This video is part of the Chasing Perfection: How do athletes become champions? collection.
This collection was specially produced as part of The Open University's co-production Chasing Perfection to unveil the progressive world of sport science and techniques used by 'serial champions' including Michael Johnson, Chris Hoy, AP McCoy and many more.



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