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Below is an interview on the potential and technique of young male swimmers, their resistance in training and healthy lifestyle. Here is the latest article from, Jason Moran discussing: Maturation-related differences in adaptations to resistance training in young male swimmers. His latest articles and complete research work sites can be found here 1. Many are considered about resistance training…

The Long distance swimmer doesn’t expect you to understand them. If you only appreciate the power of their goals and the energy they have inside.  It’s been over an hour and your teammates went to change. You aren’t even close to the end of your own training session. You’ve been swimming for three hours and have…

Below is an interview on balance ratios and the risk of developing chronic ankle instability (CAI) and ankle instability in swimmers. Is balance known to increase an individual’s risk for injuries?  Here is the latest article by Erik A. Wikstrom “Chronic ankle instability” A Systematic Review, his latest studies and complete research work sites can be found here. 1. Do patients…

Endurance athletes push their bodies to the limits, and there are many things to worry about when training or competing. One concern that keeps popping up is Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema or SIPE. It has claimed the lives of triathletes and has a few swimmers on edge. Let’s take a look at the swimming-induced pulmonary edema…

Swimming Science will be hosting a Twitter Chat on December 8th at 9:00 EST, the topic for the chat will be Dryland Training for Age-Group Swimmers. Ask questions and follow along on Twitter with #SwimSciChat. Early November, during our Swimming Science Twitter Chat on dryland training, we received numerous questions regarding swimming back exercises for proper…

Take Home Points on Progressive Overload in Elite Swimmer Progressive overload contributes to success in swimming after maturation. Elite swimmers require continual progressive overload for gains. Novice swimmers are constantly pushed. Pushing during warm-up to kick sets, produce overload during the traditional form of training. Elite swimmers can perform many training sets without much stress. This…

Take Home Points on Genes and Swimming Performance Genetics likely contribute for swimming success, but are individualized to your ethnicity and distance specialty. Swimmers appear more reliant on ACE I/D, than the ACTN3 gene. This is an excerpt from the March Swimming Science Research Review which is released on Friday March 15th.  Make sure you pick your copy…

What an exciting year in the world of swimming! Here are the five most popular articles from the past year, based on traffic volume at Swimming Science:  Dry-land Mistake: CrossFit for Swimmers – This article sure hit fire and grabbed a lot of attention (I was even ordered to remove an image…) from both sides of the…

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.  Measuring Active Drag in SwimmersMeasuring drag is essential for quantifying biomechanical performance. Unfortunately, it seems there are large differences between active…

1. Please introduce yourself to the readers (how you started in the profession, education, credentials, experience, etc.). I am a coach of swimming for 15 years, as well as a teacher who has passed aggregation of physical education. I coached in club during years, young people in particular, at the national level. Since 2007, I work…

   
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