Dry-land strength training vs. electrical stimulation in sprint swimming performance.

@article{Girold2012DrylandST,
  title={Dry-land strength training vs. electrical stimulation in sprint swimming performance.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Girold and Chadi Jalab and Olivier Bernard and Pierre Carette and Gilles Kemoun and Benoit Dugu{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={497-505}
}
This study was undertaken to compare the effects of dry-land strength training vs. an electrical stimulation program on swimmers. Twenty-four national-level swimmers were randomly assigned to 3 groups: the dry-land strength training program (S), the electrical stimulation training program (ES), and the control (C) group. The training program lasted 4 weeks. The subjects were evaluated before the training, at the end of the training program, and 4 weeks later. The outcome values ascertained were… CONTINUE READING