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Sport Specialization in Youth: A Literature Review
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association (2000)
  • Mark D Hecimovich, University of Northern Iowa
Abstract
Youth participation in sport is reviewed to include its history, current growth patterns, reasons behind sport specialization, and the implications of sport specialization. The effects of early skill acquisition, and the sociological, psychological, and physical/physiological aspects to help develop safeguards to meet the needs of young athletes are discussed.
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Publication Date
2000
Citation Information
Mark D Hecimovich. "Sport Specialization in Youth: A Literature Review" Journal of the American Chiropractic Association Vol. 14 Iss. 4 (2000) p. 32 - 41 ISSN: 1943-4790
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark-hecimovich/15/