Chapter 9. Resistive Forces in Swimming

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. A.R Vorontsov and
  2. V.A Rumyantsev

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch9

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Vorontsov, A.R. and Rumyantsev, V.A. (2000) Resistive Forces in Swimming, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • resistive forces;
  • swimming;
  • hydrodynamic resistance;
  • physical properties;
  • frictional resistance

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Nature of Hydrodynamic Resistance and its Components

  • Passive Hydrodynamic Resistance (Passive Drag)

  • Active Hydrodynamic Resistance (Active Drag)

  • References