Immune System of Elite Swimmers

Immune System of Elite Swimmers

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Immune System of Elite Swimmers Certain periods seem to bring a higher than normal incidence of illness: holidays and training camps are common sick periods, but early fall is another sick time.  Stress levels escalate as school resumes, schedules get more frantic, and kids gather into a petri dish of germs, all of which challenge the immune system for swimmers.  …

Sprint Swimming Stroke Rate in Elite Swimmers

Sprint Swimming Stroke Rate in Elite Swimmers

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“Some people don’t have the guts for distance racing. The polite term for them is sprinters.” In swimming, proper biomechanics are essential for success. Yet, the biomechanical factors that affect success are numerous and vary between people. An individual stroke is influenced by anthropometry; range of motion; aquatic signature (level of buoyancy and balance); the level of anxiety when first …

fastest swimming tips

Bill Sweetenham’s Faster Swimming Tips

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Below is an interview help with Bill Sweetenham regarding elite swimming and faster swimming tips. If you aren’t familiar with Bill, he is one of the top coaches in the sport of swimming. Below are some of his career hightlights. Career Australian swim coach Sweetenham was a swimming coach at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) from the late 1980s till 1994. …