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Swimming -Last updated May 13, 1997
Books Bundey, Nikki. In the Water. [First Sports Science Series] Minneapolis : Lerner Group, 1996.
Colwin, Cecil M. Swimming into the 21st Century. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishing, 1993.
Leonard, John. Science of Coaching Swimming. Champaign : Human Kinetics Publishers, 1992.
Articles Hitoshi, Yanagi, et al. " Individual Variations in Anaerobic and Aerobic Power in Female Junior Swimmers. Sports Science for Swimmers and Coaches." Supotsuikagakuken [Journal of Sports Medicine and Science] [Language: Japanese], v9 n2, 1995, pp. 1-6.
Jerome, John. "Propellers, Paddlewheels, and Swimming Faster." Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports. Ed. by Allman, William F., and Eric W. Schrier. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1994, pp.140-144.
Kord, Michele. The Big C: Lynne Cox Braves Frigid Water to Make the World a Little Warmer. Women's Sport & Fitness, April 1993, pp. 37 (3).
Walzer, Emily. "In Pursuit of Excellence: Performance Swimwear." Women's Sport & Fitness, May-June 1990, pp. 45 (4).
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Internet Resources Swimming Science Journal . This site contains four sections; " The Swimming Science Abstracts" has information on the biomechanics, hydrodynamics, physiology, and psychology of swimming. The other three sections contain information for coaches and a special section on the use of performance-enhancing drugs. URL: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/swimming/index.html
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