Book Chapter: Strength Training for Swimmers

This chapter covers the impact of strength training for swimming performance (free swimming, starts, and turns); its effects on swimming biomechanics; dry-land and in-water strength training methods; and the periodization of strength training for swimming performance.

Mujika, I., Crowley, E. (2018). Strength Training for Swimmers. In: Schumann, M. and Rønnestad, B. Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training: Scientific Basis and Practical Applications. Cham: Springer. p369–386. doi:

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