Dry-land resistance training for competitive swimming.

@article{Tanaka1993DrylandRT,
  title={Dry-land resistance training for competitive swimming.},
  author={Hirofumi Tanaka and David L. Costill and Robert R Thomas and William Fink and Jeffrey J Widrick},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1993},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={952-9}
}
To determine the value of dry-land resistance training on front crawl swimming performance, two groups of 12 intercollegiate male swimmers were equated based upon preswimming performance, swim power values, and stroke specialties. Throughout the 14 wk of their competitive swimming season, both swim training group (SWIM, N = 12) and combined swim and resistance training group (COMBO, N = 12) swam together 6 d a week. In addition, the COMBO engaged in a 8-wk resistance training program 3 d a week… CONTINUE READING
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