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...Take Home Points on Swimming World Record Gender Differences Gender gap is more obvious in sprinting than long-distance or marathon swim Nowadays the gap is 11%, 8% and...

...inherent gender differences help refine our training approaches to make the best group training compromises? In general, both lab experiments and race results indicate female athletes are relatively more resistant to...

...support female specific training, but there is ample evidence in gender differences to refine our explanatory models and understand the nuances of the individual athlete’s adaptation.    One area where...

...Young BW, Starkes JL, Weir PL, Grove JR. Gender, age, and sport differences in relative age effects among US Masters swimming and track and field athletes. J Sports Sci. 2009...

...Magnusen (2009) polled male and female Division I athletes from multiple sports on their preferences for male versus female strength coaches.    “Female athletes did not have a gender preference,...

...studied and virtually unknown. This is truly unfortunate, as most coaches anecdotally realize the gender differences between strokes is different, likely due to the differences in stroke economy. Also, gender...

...Last week we discussed gender training differences of post-pubescent athletes . This week we’ll explore differences in younger athletes. We’d all agree adolescence is a volatile life stage....

...if this is completely due to the gender or the performance level. Because men posted were better times than women. So it might be a gender effect, a performance effect...

...significantly related to 100 m freestyle time. In neither gender was body composition or weight significantly correlated with 100m performance. Juriimae (2007) later found similar results among 29 young boys...

...this is often an issue with gender overtones, and many male coaches are unable to communicate effectively with young female athletes, no matter their best intentions. (see Female Coaching Opportunities...

   
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