Long-term effect of previous swimtraining in girls. A 10-year follow-up of the "girl swimmers".

@article{Eriksson1978LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effect of previous swimtraining in girls. A 10-year follow-up of the "girl swimmers".},
  author={Bengt O. Eriksson and Inga Engstr{\"o}m and P. Karlberg and Anders Lundin and Bengt Saltin and Christina Thor{\'e}n},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1978},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={285-92}
}
Thirty girls, studied in 1961 after 2.5 years of intensive swimtraining, were the subject of a follow-up for ten years. When last examined, seven and ten years after the original study, all the girls had given up swimtraining. The increased values for vital capacity observed in 1961 remained unchanged, but residual volume, functional residual capacity and… CONTINUE READING