Swimming Even Faster
Included are the latest techniques used by some of the world's fastest swimmers and new methods of stroke measurement. The extensive coverage of training in Part I begins with a discussion of basic physiology and energy metabolism, equipping you with background information necessary to fine-tune your individual training techniques. You'll find information on special topics, including female swimmers, masters swimmers, and training in various age groups, plus coverage of the anaerobic threshold theory of endurance training, systematic approaches to using energy systems in training, and seasonal planning.
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Muscular Circulatory Respiratory and Hormonal Responses
Causes of Fatigue and Training Effects That Can Delay It
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