Get Active Today: Training during puberty

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Story Updated: Oct 3, 2013

Junior high school, also known as middle school, is all about growing up, and growing up fast. Sometimes growth is as much as six inches per year.

Boys also start talking deeper and girls get curves.

But did you know puberty makes kids more vulnerable to sports injuries? Local 6's Johnette Worak talked to a trainer about how to help those in puberty avoid such injuries. Check out the video for more on how specialized training for young athletes can counter the potential negative effects of accelerated growth.

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