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Below is an interview on bone mineral density and content how it affects female swimmers and whats needed to help your body. Here is the latest article by;  Dr. Phil Stanforth “Bone Mineral Content and Density Among Female NCAA Division I Athletes Across the Competitive Season and Over a Multi-Year Time Frame” and latest studies here. 1. What is the…

Take home points Disordered eating is a common problem in swimming and other aquatic sports The issue is complex going beyond nutrition Awareness by coaches is key to providing the right guidance to athletes and directing them to appropriate professionals It’s no secret that food is tightly woven into the swimming culture. From pre-meet carbo…

Take Home Points: A regular menstrual cycle is beneficial for swimmers. A regular menstrual cycle promotes a positive energy balance and higher performance. Energy balance (EB) is maintained in swimmers by maintaining adequate energy reserves via energy intake (EI) and exercise energy expenditure (EEE) with training loads. As training intensity and duration increase within a…

Individualization in training is becoming more prevalent in sports. If you head to your local pool, you are much more likely to see multiple workouts and individualization for the top groups.  Individualization requires an understanding of many variables. Now, this piece will not specifically discuss each variable influencing individualization, instead focus on the risque topic…

   
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