Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming: Vol. 1

Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming: Vol. 1

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The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront swimming practitioners are debated. This volume contains the papers presented at the sixth symposium. The keynote addresses covered lactate metabolism, performance determining factors and the analysis of sprint swimming. The contributed papers range widely across sports science, coaching and training and sports more

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  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22.1mm | 658g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138880477
  • 9781138880474

Table of contents

Part 1: Keynote addresses. Lactate metabolism and swimming. Performance determing factors in front crawl swimming. Analysis of sprint swimming. Part 2: Biomechanics. Part 3: Electromyography. Part 4: Swim technique. Part 5: Training. Part 6: Lactate metabolism. Part 7: Performance and physiology. Part 8: Medical considerations. Part 9: Kinanthropometry. Part 10: Psychological more