What do athletes competing in the following sports have in common Swimming, rowing, synchronized swimming, shot putting, tennis, karate, archery, discus, weight lifting, paddling, shooting and many others.
Stroke rate and length are two essential players in swimming speed. These two factors play a HUGE role in every stroke, but their impact on swimming velocity is still unknown. Some have gone as far as stating, swimming velocity is the product of stroke length and stroke rate.
Ice baths and cold water baths (cyrotherapy) are commonly seen in sports medicine. From experience, ice baths are cold…obviously, but after a few minutes you are able to relax. At the Beijing Olympics ice baths were frequently used with swimmers, but do ice baths really work and how do they work? Ice baths are proposed to help the athlete recover faster, reduce pain/soreness, and prevent injuries, but what does the literature indicate.
Houmard, J. A., & Johns, R. A. (1994). Effects of taper on swim performance: practical implications. Sports Medicine, 17, 224-232.
Training is an important part of any athelte's race preparation, but resting to maximize performance can be a challenge. Discover how to make the most of this final and crucial phase of training.
D'Acquisto, L. J., & Berry, J. E. (2003). Relationship between estimated propelling efficiency, peak aerobic power, and swimming performance in trained male swimmers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(5), Supplement abstract 193.
Millet, G. P., Chollet, D., Chalies, S., & Chatard, J. C. (2002). Coordination in front crawl in elite triathletes and elite swimmers. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 23, 99-104.
Sports Drinks & Alkaline Water: What are you drinking?
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Sports drinks have grown into a billion dollar business beginning with the development of current industry leader, Gatorade, at the University of Florida.
A factor that is critical in the during / post-workout recovery plan is perhaps the most important. And that is rehydrating. We all know that we sweat when we participate in sports or get some exercise. We sweat in order to remove heat from our bodies, but water is also consumed within the cell itself.
Research Review: Stess and Supplements Should Santa take Phosphatidylserine?
by Helen Kollias, January 9th, 2009.
Aauugh! So much paperwork!