The Science of Sport - Swimming is a complete guide for swimming training through the application of physiological, biomechanical, psychological, strength and conditioning, nutritional and injury management methods that can be used to optimize performance. Practical examples are included on the components of swimming conditioning, technical and mental training, and how they relate to the various swimming speciality events. The text provides details on mental and strength conditioning training exercises and racing day preparation methods for various abilities, including speciality swimmers who seek performance improvement constantly. The book includes contributions from leading coaches and sport scientists, sport psychologists, sports medical practitioners and Olympic, world and national champion swimmers.
The Science of Sport: Swimming by Alexander Marinof John Coumbe-Lilley
About the author
Alexander Marinof is an exercise physiologist and founder of the Kinetic Body Training and Health Company in London. Alex is a certified UKCC senior swimming and KTB strength conditioning coach and nutrition specialist.
Currently, he works at the ADN swim project in Italy as head strength and conditioning coach and assistant performance coach with a team of elite sprinters who seek 2016 Rio Olympics glory. Dr John Coumbe-Lilley is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at
the University of Illinois at Chicago, where
he teaches and researches sport psychology.
He is a certified consultant of the Association
of Applied Sport Psychology and a member
of the United States Olympic Committee,
Sport Psychology Registry. John’s peers consider
him a sport psychology practitioner and
he has extensive experience working with
individual and team environments competing
in extended events at national, world and
Olympic levels of competition. He enjoys
boxing and rowing training and participating
in triathlons and soccer.
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