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Title: Swimming simulation: a new tool for swimming research and practical applications
Authors: Marinho, D.A.
Barbosa, Tiago M.
Kjendlie, P.L.
Vilas-Boas, J.P.
Alves, F.B.
Rouboa, A.
Silva, A.J.
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Marinho, D. A.; Barbosa, Tiago M.; Kjendlie, P. L.; Vilas-Boas, J. P.; Alves, F. B.; Rouboa, A.; Silva, A. J. (2009) - Swimming simulation: a new tool for swimming research and practical applications. In Computational Fluid Dynamics for sport simulation. [S.l.]: Springer. p. 33-61. ISBN 978-3-642-04466-3-2
Abstract: Swimming is one of the major athletic sports and many efforts are being made to establish new records in all events. To swim faster, thrust should be maximized and drag should be minimized. These aims are difficult to achieve because swimmers surge, heave, roll and pitch during every stroke cycle. In addition, measurements of human forces and mechanical power are difficult due to the restrictions of measuring devices and the specificity of aquatic environment.
Peer review: yes
ISBN: 978-3-642-04466-3-2
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