Swimmer’s Shoulder: Part 2
As mentioned in Swimmer’s Shoulder, Part 1, internal rotation in arm elevation (palms facing up or away from you during arm recovery) does not allow for the greater tubercle of the humerus to clear the acromion process. To accommodate, many swimmers slightly dislocate their shoulders..
Swimmer’s Shoulder: Part 1
Swimmers use their shoulders possibly more than any other group of people on earth. A competitive swimmer can average between 8 and 12 thousand yards or meters of swimming per day, for a total of up to 4,000 cycles per shoulder per day. While elite swimmers may take fewer strokes..
Force vs. Power for Swimmers
Developing speed in swimming is obviously number one priority. Doing so by keeping the energy cost low is very difficult looking at it from a physiological standpoint. When looking at how to increase force and power on land, one must first ask, why? Then by, how much?