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It seems like it was only yesterday, but the Olympic Games were held six months ago. There are several amazing stories and achievements to be recalled. Arguably one of the biggest headlines of the Olympic Games was in the 50-m free Olympic Swimming race when Anthony Ervin from USA grabbed a shocking Gold Medal. At…

As a take home message: The aim was to do the race analysis to Cameron McEvoy 47.04 performance at the 2016 Aussie trials Comparing the reaction time with Cesar Cielo (WR holder) he was 0.05s faster Cielo split in 22.17/24.74s and McEvoy in 22.54/24.50s, hence both had different race approaches For those who love swimming,…

Take Home Message: The aim was to: (i) compare Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) WR in Moscow (October 2013) and Alia Atkinson (JAM) in Doha (November 2014), both with a time of 1:02.36; (ii) learn the effect of the taper on Alia´s performance (Singapore vs. Doha races, 5 weeks apart). Water entry and water break was not…

In an attempt to improve swimming transparency, a brief swimming related literature review will be posted on Saturday. If you enjoy this brief swimming review, consider supporting and purchasing the Swimming Science Research Review.  Altitude Training Improves Body Composition in Swimmers  We’ve discussed Chia’s work on Swimming Science previously (Altitude training for weight loss?; Friday…

   
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