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Author Costill, David L.

Title Swimming / David L. Costill, Ernest W. Maglischo, Allen B. Richardson.

Published Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications ; Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics [distributor], 1991.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  612.044 COST    AVAILABLE
Physical description p. cm.
Series Handbook of sports medicine and science
Notes Includes index.
Contents Foreword / IOC Publications Advisory Committee -- Foreword / FINA -- Sect. 1. Biology of Swimming. 1. Characteristics of muscle. 2. Energy for swimming. 3. Fatigue: factors limiting swimming performance. 4. Age and gender differences. 5. Nutritional needs of the swimmer -- Sect. 2. Mechanical Aspects of Swimming. 6. Propulsion and resistance. 7. Front crawl. 8. Butterfly. 9. Backstroke. 10. Breaststroke. 11. Starts and turns -- Sect. 3. Training. 12. Adaptations to swimming training. 13. Principles of training. 14. A training plan. 15. Training for specific events. 16. Training for strength and power -- Sect. 4. Testing and Medical Aspects of Swimming. 17. Physiological evaluation. 18. Biomechanical evaluation. 19. Medical aspects of swimming -- App. A Blood lactate analysis -- App. B Calculation of oxygen uptake -- App. C Procedures for hydrostatic weighing.
Other author Maglischo, Ernest W.
Richardson, Allen B.
Subject Swimming -- Physiological aspects.
Swimming -- Training.
ISBN 0632030275