Does breathing disturb coordination in butterfly?

  title={Does breathing disturb coordination in butterfly?},
  author={Ludovic Seifert and Didier Chollet and Ross Sanders},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={31 3},
This study quantified the effects of breathing compared to non-breathing and "race pace" on arm to leg coordination in the butterfly stroke. Twelve elite male swimmers swam at four paces: 400 m, 200 m, 100 m and 50 m. The arm and leg stroke phases were identified by video analysis to calculate the total time gap (TTG), which is the sum of T1 (hands' entry in the water/high point of first kick), T2 (beginning of the hands' backward movement/low point of first kick), T3 (hands' arrival in a… CONTINUE READING

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