Sport Specialization at a Young Age: Is Swimming Different?
Rod Havriluk, Ph.D.
ASCA Newsletter, 2013(6), 16-17.
In a recent article in the ASCA Newsletter, Brylinsky (2013) presented pros and cons about sport specialization at an early age. In addressing the topic, she covered a number of important points related to optimizing practice in sports. One purpose of this article is to highlight and expand on these points. A second purpose is to present information on this topic that is specific to swimming.