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Energetics and biomechanics as determining factors of swimming performance: updating the state of the art.
The biophysical determinants related to swimming performance are one of the most attractive topics within swimming science. The aim of this paper was to do an update of the "state of art" about theExpand
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Physical Fitness Qualities of Professional Volleyball Players: Determination of Positional Differences
Marques, MC, van den Tillaar, R, Gabbett, TJ, Reis, VM, and González-Badillo, JJ. Physical fitness qualities of professional volleyball players: Determination of positional differences. J StrengthExpand
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Hydrodynamic drag during gliding in swimming.
This study used a computational fluid dynamics methodology to analyze the effect of body position on the drag coefficient during submerged gliding in swimming. The k-epsilon turbulent modelExpand
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Physiological assessment of head-out aquatic exercises in healthy subjects: a qualitative review.
In the last decades head-out aquatic exercises became one of the most important physical activities within the health system. Massive research has been produced throughout these decades in order toExpand
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Examining the accumulated oxygen deficit method in front crawl swimming.
The present study investigated the Accumulated Oxygen Deficit (AOD) method in front crawl swimming with the aims to assess the robustness of the oxygen uptake/swimming velocity regression line and toExpand
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Does combined dry land strength and aerobic training inhibit performance of young competitive swimmers?
THE AIM OF THE CURRENT STUDY WAS TWOFOLD (i) to examine the effects of eight weeks of combined dry land strength and aerobic swimming training for increasing upper and lower body strength, power andExpand
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Tracking the performance of world-ranked swimmers.
Tracking the swimming performance is important to analyze its progression and stability between competitions and help coaches to define realistic goals and to select appropriate training methods. TheExpand
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The use of neural network technology to model swimming performance.
The neural network tool can be a good approach in the resolution of complex problems such as performance modeling and talent identification in swimming and, possibly, in a wide variety of sports. Expand
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Influence of Load Intensity on Postexercise Hypotension and Heart Rate Variability after a Strength Training Session
Abstract Figueiredo, T, Willardson, JM, Miranda, H, Bentes, CM, Reis, VM, and Simão, R. Influence of load intensity on postexercise hypotension and heart rate variability after a strength trainingExpand
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To Focus or Not to Focus: Is Attention on the Core Components of Action Beneficial for Cycling Performance?
We conducted a counterbalanced repeated measure trial to investigate the effect of different internal and external associative strategies on endurance performance. Seventeen college-aged studentsExpand
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