Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Relationship between sprint performance of front crawl swimming and muscle fascicle length in young swimmers.
  2. The relative age effect among elite youth competitive swimmers.Interventions associated with drowning prevention in children and adolescents: systematic literature review.
  3. Sex-based effects on immune changes induced by a maximal incremental exercise test in well-trained swimmers.
  4. Biochemical and hematological changes following the 120-km open-water marathon swim.
  5. The movement of the trunk and breast during front crawl and breaststroke swimming.
  6. Kinematical Analysis along Maximal Lactate Steady State Swimming Intensity.

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Swimming Stroke Mechanical Efficiency and Physiological Responses of 100-m
    Backstroke with and without the use of paddles.
  2. The power output and sprinting performance of young swimmers.
  3. Isolated Core Training Improves Sprint Performance in National-Level Junior Swimmers.
  4. Growth influences biomechanical profile of talented swimmers during the summer break.
  5. Effect of Fatigue Upon Performance and Electromyographic Activity in 6-RM Bench Press.
  6. The changes of heart rate variability in response to deep breathing in professional swimmers.
  7. The effects of vitamin D on skeletal muscle strength, muscle mass and muscle power: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
  8. Aspects of Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in a Mountain Ultramarathon Race.
  9. Short-term performance effects of three different low-volume strength-training programmes in college male soccer players.
  10. Protein-Leucine Fed Dose Effects on Muscle Protein Synthesis After Endurance Exercise.
  11. Ergogenic Effect of a Traditional Natural Powder: Ghavoot.

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up



Blog Round-up

  1. Science of Performance: Minimal Water Warm-up Movement 
  2. Carbohydrate Mouth-Rinses Activate Brain Areas Involved in Visual Perception & Reward - Are There Implication For Athletes & Obese Individuals You Need to Know? 
  3. Friday Interview: Julie Gilchrist of the CDC Discusses Drowning
  4. Peripheral Fatigue–What’s happening and why?
  5. Body Responses to Three Different Resistance Training Intensities
  6. Excess Protein Intake Does Not Increase Muscle Mass
  7. Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Men Swim the 200 Butterfly
  8. Strength and Conditioning Programming Considerations for Competitive Swimmers 
  9. Swimming Coach Paul Newsome: Freestyle Mastery in Pool & Open Water
  10. Does Instability Training Improve Core Strength and Proprioception?
  11. Romanian Deadlift is Hamstring Exercise #1: Glute-Ham Raises Not Bad Either, Leg Curl Less Efficient Than Thought
  12. Cost, Another Factor to Consider When Deciding if Surgery is the Best Treatment Option
  13. Being a Good Swim Parent: Part II

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

Blog Round-up

  1. High-Intensity Swim Training for Hypertension and Weight Loss 
  2. Motivational Levels in Champion Athletes 
  3. Which Carbohydrates Should I Eat Before Practice? 
  4. Spread your Fingers in Swimming! 
  5. Learn to Swim and Prevent Drowning! 
  6. The Future Injury Rate of Swimmers 
  7. What Stroke Has the Longest Stroke Length and Why! 
  8. This is the next installment in a series that looks at how the elite swim the 200... 
  9. Workout Nutrition Infographic 
  10. Friday Interview: Aaron Hermann Discusses Doping in Sports 
  11. Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Men Swim the 200 Backstroke 
  12. Troubleshooting the Hip: Best Way of Improving Hip Range of Motion in Swimmers 
  13. Video: Kettlebell Bottoms up wall slide 
  14. Being a Good Swim Parent: Part I 
  15. Resistance Training Programs for Rotator Cuff Injuries 
  16. An Interview With Dr. Stu Phillips on Muscle Hypertrophy and Sports Nutrition 
  17. Drag and Power Output in Olympic Swimmers 
  18. Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Women Swim the 200 Backstroke

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

Blog Round-up

  1. How Has Swimming Changed? Swimming in the 70s 
  2. Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Swimmers Swim the 200 Free  
  3. Does Trunk Stabilization Improve Athletic Performance? 
  4. Friday Interview: Thomas Nikodelis Discusses Arm Coordination in Swimming 
  5. Massage Therapy and its Benefits for Athletes 
  6. Overtraining Inhibits Motor Learning 
  7. Forgotten Aspect of Swimmer's Shoulder Prevention/Rehabilitation: Motor Control Training! 
  8. Sex Differences and Performance Trends of International and National Level Freestyle and Breaststroke 
  9. Knee Stress During a Squats of Various Depths 
  10. Should Swimmers Train With Kickboards? 
  11. Does greater training volume lead to greater strength gains?
  12. High-Intensity Swim Training for Hypertension and Weight Loss
  13. The Future Injury Rate of Swimmers
  14. Learn to Swim and Prevent Drowning!

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Sex difference in age and performance in elite Swiss freestyle swimmers competing from 50 m to 1,500 m.
  2. Racial/Ethnic disparities in fatal unintentional drowning among persons aged ≤29 years - United States, 1999-2010.
  3. Do the acute biochemical and neuromuscular responses justify the classification of strength and hypertrophy-type resistance exercise?
  4. Effects of concurrent strength and endurance training on genes related to myostatin signaling pathway and muscle fiber responses.
  5. Sports-related extensor carpi ulnaris pathology: a review of functional anatomy, sports injury and management.
  6. Responses to increasing exercise upon reaching the anaerobic threshold, and their control by the central nervous system.
  7. Improvements on neuromuscular performance with caffeine ingestion depend on the time-of-day.
  8. The Doping Myth: 100 m sprint results are not improved by 'doping'.

Blog Round-up


Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming

biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Prevalence of Freestyle Biomechanical Errors in Elite Competitive Swimmers.
  2. Effects of probiotic yogurt on performance, respiratory and digestive systems of young adult female endurance swimmers: a randomized controlled trial.
  3. Biomechanical Analysis of the Swim-Start: A Review.
  4. Does a water-training macrocycle really create imbalances in swimmers' shoulder rotator muscles?
  5. Time perception is enhanced by task duration knowledge: evidence from experienced swimmers.
  6. Knee extension fatigue attenuates repeated force production of the elbow flexors.
  7. The effects of Beta-alanine supplementation on performance: a systematic review of the literature.
  8. Intermittent and continuous high-intensity exercise induce similar acute but different chronic muscle training adaptations.
  9. Locomotor and diaphragm muscle fatigue in endurance athletes performing time-trials of different durations.

Blog Round-up

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming

biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Intakes of selected nutrients, bone mineralisation and density of adolescent female swimmers over a three-year period. 
  2. FATIGUE IN EXERCISE   
  3. Kinematic variables and blood Acid-base status in the analysis of collegiate swimmers' anaerobic capacity. 
  4. Can scapular and humeral head position predict shoulder pain in adolescent swimmers and non-swimmers? 
  5. Does a water-training macrocycle really create imbalances in swimmers' shoulder rotator muscles?
  6. Genes for elite power and sprint performance: ACTN3 leads the way. 
  7. The effects of Beta-alanine supplementation on performance: a systematic review of the literature. 
  8. Effects of betaine on performance and body composition: a review of recent findings and potential mechanisms. 
  9. Precooling and percooling (cooling during exercise) both improve performance in the heat: a meta-analytical review.
  10.  Greater volumes of static and dynamic stretching within a warm-up do not impair star excursion balance performance.

Blog Round-up


Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming
biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

 Journal Round-up

Blog Round-up

Weekly Round-up

Each week we aggregate recent swimming journals and blog posts relating to swimming biomechanics, physiology, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you wish to add, please add an article in the comments section.

Journal Round-up

  1. Analysis of right and left ventricular deformation in former world class swimmers - evaluation using speckle tracking.
  2. Analyses of the dynamics of changes between individual men's events in front crawl during the XIX Olympic Games in Beijing 2008.
  3. The influence of compression garments on recovery following Marathon running.
  4. Interaction of Beta-Hydroxy-Beta-Methylbutyrate Free Acid (HMB-FA) and Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) on Muscle Mass, Strength, and Power in Resistance Trained Individuals.
  5. Effect of wearing compression stockings on recovery after mild exercise-induced muscle damage.
  6. Golgi tendon organ reflex inhibition following manually applied acute static stretching.
  7. Power Output during a High-Volume Power-Oriented Back Squat Protocol.

Blog Round-up

  1. Force Production Timing in Freestyle
  2. Does training more frequently lead to bigger strength gains (part two)?
  3. Does training more frequently lead to bigger strength gains?
  4. 4 Ways to Reduce Drag in Freestyle
  5. Powering to Olympic Weightlifting Proficiency
  6. Friday Interview: Arizona Wildcat Margo Geer
  7. The Importance of Inter-set Rest in Strength Gains
  8. USA Swimming & Cal Bears Teri McKeever on Winning in the Water and Life
  9. 4 Things for the Perfect Dynamic Swimming Warm-up
  10. Stretching: What does science say about its effects on recovery?
  11. Strength for Swimming