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Techniques for Starts and Turns

Science of Swimming Faster

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter


... extensors (Thorstensson, Grimby, and Karlsson 1976). Hitting the wall moderately hard and pushing off fast from a semistreamlined position maximizes use of elastic energy that can be stored in the leg musculature (Lyttle et al. 1999)....
... and Lyttle 2008). Tools for Technique Analysis Before embracing a new technology and learning how it can enhance the understanding of swimming technique, it is helpful to know what tools of measurement are currently used to assess...