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    DescriptionThis new addition to the "Anatomy" series will show the reader how to improve their performance by increasing muscle strength and optimising the efficiency of every stroke. "Swimming Anatomy" includes 74 of the most effective swimming exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-colour anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles in action. This book goes beyond exercises by placing the reader on the starting block, in the water and into the throes of competition. Illustrations of the active muscles for starts, turns and the four competitive strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke) shows how each exercise is fundamentally linked to swimming performance. The swimmer will also learn how exercises can be modified to target specific areas, improve form in the water and minimise common swimming injuries. Best of all, how to put it all together to develop a training programme based on individual needs and goals. Whether training for a 50-metre freestyle race or the open-water stage of a triathlon, "Swimming Anatomy" will ensure the reader enters the water prepared to achieve every performance goal.


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    Title
    Swimming Anatomy
    Subtitle
    Your Illustrated Guide for Swimming Strength, Speed and Endurance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian McLeod
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780736075718
    ISBN 10: 0736075712
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.5
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: MFGV, WSSC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    DC22: 797.21
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BIC subject category V2: MFC
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14430
    B&T Approval Code: A09304020
    BISAC V2.8: SPO047000
    DC22: 797.2/1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO043000
    DC22: 613.716
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: GV837.7 .M37 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: SPC
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    Original
    Illustrations note
    191 colour illustrations, 203 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    04 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Champaign
    Author Information
    Ian McLeod is a licensed athletic trainer and certified massage therapist. At Arizona State University in Mesa, he provided athletic training and massage services to their swimming and diving teams. He also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Arizona School of Health Sciences, teaching a course on sports injury rehabilitation. He is deeply involved with USA Swimming's High Performance Network, a group of health professional volunteers who support US swimmers at national and international meets.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. The Swimmer in Motion; Chapter 2. Arms; Chapter 3. Shoulders; Chapter 4. Chest; Chapter 5. Abdomen; Chapter 6. Back; Chapter 7. Legs; Chapter 8. Whole-Body Training.