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World Book of Swimming: From Science to Performance
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Editors: Ludovic Seifert and Didier Chollet (University of Rouen, Cedex, France), Inigo Mujika (Univerisity of the Basque Country, Spain)
Book Description:
Before 1970, scientific research in swimming was poor and anecdotal, and the improvements of performance were linked firstly to the swimmerís experience and, secondly, as a result of permanent research for speed. Before and after the Second World War, scientific studies were conducted by pioneers and marked the beginning of research in stroke mechanics and swimming physiology exercise. This book reviews research on the body of knowledge available for the improvement of sports coaching and training practice in swimming, which seems to be relevant, numerous, and diversified enough to help swimming coaches bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Table of Contents:
Introduction

Section I. Biomechanics

Chapter 1: Biomechanics of Propulsion and Drag in Swimming;(pp. 3-20)
(Toussaint, (The Netherlands)

Chapter 2: Hydrodynamics in Swimming;(pp. 21-41)
(Ungerechts, (Germany), Arellano, (Spain)

Chapter 3: The Swimming Muscle: History, Methodology and Applications of Electromyography in Swimming;(pp. 43-68)
(Clarys (Belgium), Rouard (France)

Chapter 4: Biomechanical Evaluation of Freestyle Swimming;(pp. 69-118)
(Rouard, (France)

Chapter 5: Intra-Cycle Velocity Variations, Swimming Economy, Performance and Training in Swimming;(pp. 119-134)
(Vilas-Boas (Portugal), Barbosa (Portugal), Fernandes (Portugal)

Chapter 6: Breaststroke Kinematics;(pp. 135-151)
(Seifert (France), Leblanc (France), Chollet (France), Sanders (United Kingdom), Persyn (Belgium)

Chapter 7: Inter-Limb Coordination in the Four Competitive Strokes;(pp. 153-172)
(Chollet and Seifert, (University of Rouen)

Chapter 8: Bodyroll in Front Crawl Swimming;(pp. 173-189)
(Payton, (United Kingdom), Sanders, (United Kingdom)

Chapter 9: Rhythms in Butterfly Swimming;(pp. 191-201)
(Sanders, (Scotland)

Chapter 10: Morphology and Swimming Performance;(pp. 203-221)
(Kjendlie, (Norway), Stallman, (Norway)

Section II. Energetics and Training

Chapter 11: Energy Systems in Swimming;(pp. 225--240)
(Rodriguez, (Spain), Mader, (Germany)

Chapter 12: Training Energy Systems;(pp. 241-254)
(Ogita, (Japan)

Chapter 13: Lactate Production and Metabolism in Swimming;(pp. 255-275)
(Olbrecht, (The Netherlands)

Chapter 14: Assessing Aerobic Endurance in Swimming;(pp. 277-296)
(Dekerle, (United Kingdom), Pelayo, (France)

Chapter 15: Swimming Economy, Energy Cost and Efficiency;(pp. 297-312)
(di Prampero, (Italy), Pendergast (USA), Zamparo (Italy)

Chapter 16: Strength and Power Training in Swimming;(pp. 313-343)
(Vorontsov, (Russia)

Chapter 17: The Taper: Physiology, Performance and Planning;(pp. 345-358)
(Pyne (Australia), Mujika (Basque Country)

Chapter 18: Training Load and Performance in Swimming;(pp. 359-373)
(Chatard ,(France, Qatar), Stewart, (New Zealand)

Chapter 19: Overreaching, the Overtraining Syndrome and Recovery;(pp. 375-391)
(Shona Halson, (Australia)

Chapter 20: Altitude and Hypoxic Training in Swimming;(pp. 393-408)
(Truijens (The Netherlands), Rodriguez (Spain)

Section III. Performance and Testing

Chapter 21: Competition Analysis;(pp. 411-424)
(Mason, (Australia), Formosa, (Australia)

Chapter 22: A Review of Swimming Dive starting and turning Performance;(pp. 425-442)
(Lyttle, (Australia), Blanksby, (Australia)

Chapter 23: Stroking Parameters during Competition;(pp. 443-458)
(Sidney, (France), Alberty, Leblanc, (France), Chollet)

Chapter 24: Competitive Swimming and Disabilities;(pp. 459-480)
(Daly, (Belgium), Martens, (Belgium)

Chapter 25: Triathlon Specificity;(pp. 481-495)
(Millet, (Switzerland), Vleck, (United Kingdom)

Section IV. Medical Aspects and Nutrition

Chapter 26: Preserving and Promoting Health in the Aquatic Athlete;(pp. 499-511)
(Mountjoy, (Canada), Gerrard, (New Zealand)

Chapter 27: Nutrition and Swimming;(pp. 513-526)
(Burke, (Australia)

About The Contributors pp.527-538

Index pp.539-550

   Series:
      Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 550.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-202-6
   Status: AV
  
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