How quick do Adolescent Backstroke Swimmers improve as they age?

Project specs

Format

2D

Contact

Carl Peterson

Country

New Zealand

Funding agency

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Length

02:08

Summary

“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.”

Researcher Profile

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.