Complete Conditioning for Swimming

Complete Conditioning for Swimming

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All levels of swimmers will benefit from this new book, including competitive swimmers and club swimmers. This book will be an ideal tool for coaches who are interested in setting up conditioning programmes for their teams. This book comprehensively addresses the special conditioning needs of swimmers, including specific exercises for each stroke, for starts, turns and tapering plans. It includes sample conditioning plans for younger swimmers, competitive swimmers, masters swimmers and even triathletes. In addition, the DVD takes the reader to the pool and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the sport's elite. This book is simply the best guide to preparing the body for competitive more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 256 pages
  • 180.34 x 259.08 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Champaign, United States
  • English
  • 134 Halftones, black and white; 6 Illustrations, black and white
  • 073607242X
  • 9780736072427
  • 88,960

About Scott A. Riewald

Scott Riewald worked as USA Swimming's biomechanics director at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. In that role he provided services to many of the nation's top swimmers. He earned his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University. As an undergraduate he was a competitive swimmer at Boston University where he still holds several school and conference records. Riewald currently works as the biomechanics director for the US Tennis Association in Key Biscayne, Florida. Dave Salo has been one of the nation's top swimming coaches for more than 15 years and currently is the head coach of the USC men's and women's swimming teams. Before joining the Trojan swim programme, Salo served as head coach of Irvine Novaquatics, where he trained Olympic medallists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard and Jason Lezak. Over his career, he has continued to serve at the national level, accepting coaching assignments for the United States at the 2005 World Championships and the 2001 Goodwill more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Swimming Fitness Tests; Chapter 2. Tailoring Training for Strokes and Events; Chapter 3. Warming Up, Cooling Down; Chapter 4. Increasing Endurance; Chapter 5. Building Core Strength; Chapter 6. Developing Power; Chapter 7. Enhancing Flexibility; Chapter 8. Creating a Personal Conditioning Program; Chapter 9. Preventing, Coping, and Returning from Injury; Chapter 10. Nutrition for Competitive more

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