swimming stroke


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Noun1.swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forwardswimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
stroke - any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
Australian crawl, front crawl, crawl - a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
dog paddle - an elementary swimming stroke imitating a swimming dog
sidestroke - a swimming stroke in which the arms move forward and backward while the legs do a scissors kick
butterfly stroke, butterfly - a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
breaststroke - a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
backstroke - a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
swimming kick - a movement of the legs in swimming
treading water - a stroke that keeps the head above water by thrashing the legs and arms
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However, in our research we focused not on the length of the swimming stroke, but the depth and angle and frequency; both for crawl arms and legs.
The most common type of swimming stroke is freestyle, also called the crawl, where you lay on your stomach in the water and move your arms and flutter kick your legs while turning your head to the side to breathe.
The study examined whether self-monitoring could reduce the swimming stroke, a measure of increased stroke efficiency.
She explained: "I am hoping to inspire other people that do-overs don't need to be extreme life makeovers, but that they can be a minute-to-minute, day-to-day change in how you think about something, a change in attitude, change in perception, or even your next swimming stroke," Pipes said.
Bixler's initial investigations into CFD and swimming used a disk of the same size as a human hand to estimate the forces on the hand throughout the freestyle swimming stroke," said Andrew Lyttle, lead biomechanist for technical sports at the Western Australian Institute of Sport.
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Anita Murgatroyd, who runs Salendine Nook Swimming Stroke Technique, said the shutdown had cost her company many thousands of pounds.
Neuromuscular fatigue was estimated by analyzing the physiological changes (high blood lactate concentrations), biomechanical changes in the swimming stroke characteristics (decreased in swimming velocity), and by the changes in the EMG amplitude and frequency parameters at the end of the swimming bout.
Washington, June 20 ( ANI ): An Indian origin researcher has revealed the style of swimming stroke that is more likely to propel an aquatic star toward a medal.
In July Swim4Life asked kids to get in the pool and have fun getting their 60 active minutes by inventing their own swimming stroke.
IN July, Swim4Life asked kids to get in the pool and have fun getting their 60 active minutes by inventing their own swimming stroke.
For microscale swimmers, the viscosity of water--the resistance to flow--poses a dilemma because any forward movement during one half of a swimming stroke is negated by an opposite backwards motion in the second half; the result is that the devise goes nowhere.