Effects of dry-land strength training on swimming performance: a brief review

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Title: Effects of dry-land strength training on swimming performance: a brief review
Authors: Morouço, Pedro G. | Marinho, Daniel A. | Amaro, Nuno M. | Pérez Turpin, José Antonio | Marques, Mário C.
Research Group/s: Grupo de Investigación Interdisciplinar en Docencia Universitaria (GIDU)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Didáctica General y Didácticas Específicas
Keywords: Strength | Power | Force | Testing
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: MOROUÇO, Pedro Gil, et al. “Effects of dry-land strength training on swimming performance: a brief review”. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise [en línea]. Vol. 7, No. 2 (2012). ISSN 1988-5202, pp. 553-559. http://www.jhse.ua.es/jhse/article/view/368 [consulta: 25 julio 2012]
Abstract: This article provides a brief review over the state of art concerning dry-land training for swimmers. It is important to understand the role of muscular strength for swimming performance and how it might be improved. Firstly, this article analyzes the relationships between strength or power assessment in dry-land and swimming performance. Secondly, the results of studies aiming to evaluate the influence of dry-land strength training to swimming performance improvement are presented. These results allow coaches to realize the benefits that may be obtained by an appropriate strength training program, according to gender and level.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/23621
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.4100/jhse.2012.72.18
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 3.0
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.4100/jhse.2012.72.18
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2012, Vol. 7, No. 2
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