Lower muscle co-contraction in flutter kicking for competitive swimmers.

@article{Matsuda2016LowerMC,
  title={Lower muscle co-contraction in flutter kicking for competitive swimmers.},
  author={Yuji Matsuda and Masami Hirano and Yosuke Yamada and Yasushi Ikuta and Teruo Nomura and Hiroaki Tanaka and Shingo Oda},
  journal={Human movement science},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={40-52}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the difference in muscle activation pattern and co-contraction of the rectus and biceps femoris in flutter-kick swimming between competitive and recreational swimmers, to better understand the mechanism of repetitive kicking movements during swimming. Ten competitive and 10 recreational swimmers swam using flutter… CONTINUE READING