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This study examined the effects of a plyometric training program on freestyle tumble turns. Thirty-eight age group swimmers were assigned to a control group which swam 1.5 hours, three times per week for 20 weeks; or an experimental group which supplemented 1.25 hours of swimming with 15 minutes of plyometrics for the same time frame. The same coach(More)
Work presented in this paper provides a methodology for categorising swimming start performance based on peak force production on the main block and footrest components of the Omega OSB11 starting block. A total of 46 elite British swimmers were tested, producing over 1000 start trials. Overwater cameras were synchronised to a specifically designed start(More)
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