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Strength and Power for Swimming with Vern Gambetta

SSC Sports Medicine* podcast features a talk with Vern Gambetta on the pool deck in Portland, Oregon about strength and power training, periodisation and timing of dry land training for swimming.  Topics cover 'go to' exercises, the role of multi chain single arm symmetry lifts, the need to prepare to swim, not swim to prepare and also touch on the performance benefits of …
Date: 11:35:44 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Turns, Periodisation, Dry-land

Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers

Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH) is considered an intrinsic risk factor for shoulder injuries and has a high prevalence in swimmers. Winner of the 2017 SCIENTIFIC POSTER COMPETITION Behnam Liaghat - Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers pic.twitter.com/Dcb2tGDXAX — sportskongres (@sportskongres) 8 February The aim of a study by Behnam …
Date: 10:54:56 07.07.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Injury

Stop swimming upstream - a new model for swimmer’s shoulder

Struggling with swimmers and their shoulders? It’s something clinicians struggle with, and have been for a long time. This BMJ podcast tackles the subject head on and how to move the model from external impingement to anterior superior internal impingement (ASII). Andrew Delbridge and Craig Boetcher join the podcast from Australia. Craig completed his PhD through Sydney University …
Date: 08:14:50 26.06.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Shoulder, BMJ

The science of sports performance and injury prevention

Dr James Bilzon joined the Department for Health at the University of Bath in May 2008 following a 13-year career as an Exercise Physiologist in various Ministry of Defence (MOD) departments. Following a 3-year period as Director of Studies for the MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine, he became Head of Department for Health in August 2011. He currently holds a number of Honorary appointments …
Date: 12:43:03 23.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Sports science, Injury

The 1st GCC-Aspetar Sports Medicine Conference Sessions

Aspetar hosts the first ever GCC Sports Medicine Conference in April, 2016. Experts from around the world descend on Doha to lead lectures and workshops on topics ranging from athlete to community health. Download Conference Agenda View lectures on a variety of areas, including managing groin pain, sudden cardiac death, imaging in sports medicine, sports injury prevention & Exercise …
Date: 08:38:40 24.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Injuries,Medicine,Health

Triathlon Training Plan Zone October

Training plan zone octoberStay injury free. Change your attitude. Nail your open water swim with performance enhancing tips.
Date: 02:52:10 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Triathlon

Swimming Biomechanics & Shoulder injuries

Swimming is a sport that requires optimal shoulder mobility and strength in order to compete, train, and perform at an elite level.  Speakers: Dr. Erik Yuill, FRCCSS, DC, MSc, BSc, Mr. Liam Donnelly, SFU Head Coach, Swimming This talk focuses on:  - The biomechanical demands of swimming as it relates to the shoulder.  - Examine how these demands influence the should…
Date: 20:43:22 05.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Injuries, Biomechanics, Shoulder

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015David Marsh and Bob Bowman named USA Swimming's head coaches for 2016 Olympics. Bruce Gemmell named ASCA Coach of the Year Kylie Palmer given "warning" for 2013 positive drug test David Nolan to join Commit Swimming. Ryan Lochte looking for Michael Phelps to pay on $1,000 bet Anthony Ervin heading to Trojan Swim Club Special Dryland Section Featur…
Date: 14:26:11 26.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aquatics