Association of swim distance and age with body composition in adult female swimmers.

@article{Tuuri2002AssociationOS,
  title={Association of swim distance and age with body composition in adult female swimmers.},
  author={Georgianna Tuuri and M. Kent Loftin and Jeffrey Oescher},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={2110-4}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to examine the relationship between average weekly swimming distance and age with body composition in adult female endurance swimmers. METHODS Thirty-five women, aged 21-73 yr, volunteered to participate. Weekly swimming distance was determined from a self-reported exercise log. Body composition was estimated by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), waist circumference, abdominal sagittal diameter, and skinfold thickness measures. Associations… CONTINUE READING

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