A comparison and analysis of traditional and modified freestyle tumble turns by age-group swimmers.

P.J. Clothier, G.K. Mcelroy, Brian Blanksby, W.R. Payne

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    Abstract

    This study examined the use of a modified freestyle tumble turn which used a dolphin kick off the wall compared with the traditional flutter kick tumble turn. Twenty male and 17 female age-group swimmers (mean age 11.3 +/- 1.3yrs; height 153.6 +/- 9.7cm; weight 42.5 +/- 8.3kg) performed 25m dolphin and flutter kick time trials and 4x50m (2 dolphin turns, 2 flutter turns) maximal freestyle efforts in a short course pool with push starts on a 6min departure interval. Underwater video and wall turn force data were collected. Significant differences (p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)93-108
    JournalJournal of Human Movement Studies
    Volume38
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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