Volume vs. intensity in the training of competitive swimmers.

@article{Faude2008VolumeVI,
  title={Volume vs. intensity in the training of competitive swimmers.},
  author={Oliver Faude and Tim Meyer and J{\"u}rgen Scharhag and Franz Weins and Axel Urhausen and Wilfried Kindermann},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={
          906-12
        }
}
The present study aimed at comparing a high-volume, low-intensity vs. low-volume, high-intensity swim training. In a randomized cross-over design, 10 competitive swimmers performed two different 4-week training periods, each followed by an identical taper week. One training period was characterized by a high-training volume (HVT) whereas high-intensity training was prevalent during the other program (HIT). Before, after two and four weeks and after the taper week subjects performed psychometric… 
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