How quick do Adolescent Backstroke Swimmers improve as they age?
“Khaled Alshdokhi together with his PhD Supervisors, Dr Carl Petersen and Dr
Jenny Clarke, investigated the rate of performance enhancement of
adolescent New Zealand backstroke swimmers as they aged from 8 to 18 years. Knowledge of this data allows coaches and swimmers to set realistic training goals.”
Khaled Alshdokhi undertook a PhD at the University of Canterbury, in New Zealand and investigated performance enhancement in adolescent backstroke swimmers. Khaled was supervised by Strength and Conditioning Coach - Dr Carl Petersen and Biomechanist - Dr Jenny Clarke.