Tracking the 2004-2008 Olympic cycle performance in long distance freestyle events Conference Paper uri icon


  • As world records are being broken so often, tracking the swimmer’s performance is important to analyze its progression between competitions, and help coaches to define realistic goals and training methods. The aim of this study was to track the long distance freestyle events performance during the 2004-2008 Olympic Cycle.
  • Swimming seems to be one of the most studied sport among Sport Sciences community. Researchers are constantly attempting to identify and understand the factors that can predict swimming performance with a higher accuracy (e.g., Silva et al., 2007).

publication date

  • January 1, 2010