High Performance Youth Swimming

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Abstract

High Performance Youth Swimming provides an in-depth view of the physiological, biomechanical, and multifaceted underpinning of swimming success, with a focus on youth. Considerations of both growth and maturation processes and the intricacies of the swimming training environment are core throughout the book.

Divided into sections on physiology of swimming, motor control, biomechanics, and long-term well-being, the book also includes chapters from international contributors on:

Strength and conditioning
Skill acquisition
Overtraining
Burnout
Respiratory health

This volume is for those interested in enhancing their art of coaching through a deeper understanding of the science of swimming, including swimming coaches, those who wish – and question how – to best support youth swimming performance, or anyone interested in swimming science more generally.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge. Taylor & Francis
Number of pages308
ISBN (Print)9781138595972
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2020

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science
PublisherRoutledge

Keywords

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Skill acquisition
  • Training
  • sports coaching
  • health and well-being
  • physiology

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