Commentary...with author's reply

Carcia, Christopher R.
March 2011
Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p168
Academic Journal
The author offers observations on a study by researchers Annemie Van de Velde and Patrick Calders which investigated two types of training programs on muscle-performance characteristics in adolescent swimmers. Topics include the fatigue index, muscle endurance, and the overall strength and weaknesses of the study.


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