A Comparison of Three Breaststroke Turns and Their Effects on Swimming Fifty Yards

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The problem with which this study was concerned was that of comparing three methods of executing the competitive breaststroke turn and their effects on swimming fifty yards. The turns utilized were the AAU, NCAA, and somersault. A related purpose was that of analyzing the time a breaststroke competitor was to be submerged on the glide following the turn. One hundred four male, senior swimmers from teams in the Arkansas AAU were rated on five components of the breaststroke. Twenty-nine advanced and thirty novice breaststrokers were selected from this group to participate in this study. The subjects were timed for a ... continued below

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Courtway, Robert Franklin, 1927- May 1973.

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The problem with which this study was concerned was that of comparing three methods of executing the competitive breaststroke turn and their effects on swimming fifty yards. The turns utilized were the AAU, NCAA, and somersault. A related purpose was that of analyzing the time a breaststroke competitor was to be submerged on the glide following the turn. One hundred four male, senior swimmers from teams in the Arkansas AAU were rated on five components of the breaststroke. Twenty-nine advanced and thirty novice breaststrokers were selected from this group to participate in this study. The subjects were timed for a distance of fifty yards using, in order, the AAU, NCAA, and somersault turns.

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Courtway, Robert Franklin, 1927-. A Comparison of Three Breaststroke Turns and Their Effects on Swimming Fifty Yards, dissertation, May 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500723/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .