Inter-limb coordination in swimming: effect of speed and skill level.

  title={Inter-limb coordination in swimming: effect of speed and skill level.},
  author={L. Seifert and H. Leblanc and D. Chollet and D. Deligni{\`e}res},
  journal={Human movement science},
  volume={29 1},
  • L. Seifert, H. Leblanc, +1 author D. Delignières
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Human movement science
  • The aim of this study was to examine the effects of swimming speed and skill level on inter-limb coordination and its intra-cyclic variability. The elbow-knee continuous relative phase (CRP) was used as the order parameter to analyze upper-lower limbs coupling during a complete breaststroke cycle. Twelve recreational and 12 competitive female swimmers swam 25m at a slow speed and 25m at maximal speed. Underwater and aerial side views were mixed and genlocked with an underwater frontal view. The… CONTINUE READING

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