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Analysis of lap times in international swimming competitions

Robertson, Eileen; Pyne, David; Hopkins, Will G; Anson, Judith


Swimming performances were analysed for the top 16 finishers (semi-finalists, finalists) in nine international competitions over a 7-year period (1530 males, 1527 female). Total race time and intermediate lap times were log-transformed and analysed for effects of sex (male, female), stroke (freestyle, form strokes, individual medley), event (100, 200, and 400 m), and place (1-16). Between-athlete correlations characterized the relationship of each lap to final time, and within-athlete estimates...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Sports Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/02640410802641400


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