Full-contact sports seem to be a part of everyday life for many children (e.g. football, hockey, martial arts, wrestling, rugby, lacrosse, etc.). In terms of bone development, is this wise? Discuss risk versus reward. Are we promoting healthy lifestyle activities or causing damaging health effects? Please specify age groups within your discussions because, as we know, a five-year-old’s skeleton is much different than that of an eighteen-year-old. Ask ONE (1) clarifying question about a topic you find difficult or want to learn more about.