Should Coaches includeFlippers in their Swimming    Training Program?                     Bianca Kilborn                  ...
Contents  Background  Benefits  Disadvantages  Research Evaluation  Practical Implications  Further Research  Concl...
Background  When were flippers invented?  What types of flippers are available?  Why is it important to study them?
Benefits  Race Pace                 Cardiovascular System  Body Position             Teaching Difficult Skills  Impro...
Disadvantages  Principal of Specificity  Kinesthetic Development  Disruption to Kicking Rhythm  Changes to Joint Load ...
Research Evaluation  No directly related subjects     Only two closely related     Neither were longitudinal studies   ...
Practical Implications  Observational findings suggest some benefits for inclusion     Difficult skills     Correcting ...
Further Research  Comparison study of the different types of flippers  Longitudinal study  Correlation to performance ...
Conclusions  Little evidence to support inclusion in training program  No evidence not to include in training program  ...
Images  Flippers - http://www.aquashop.com.au/swim-training-  equipment/flippers.html  All others - http://www.freedigit...
References    Nessel, E. (1997). `Fin nite workout. Swim Magazine, 13(1), 36. Retrieved from http://     ezproxy.canberra...
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  1. 1. Should Coaches includeFlippers in their Swimming Training Program? Bianca Kilborn "
  2. 2. Contents  Background  Benefits  Disadvantages  Research Evaluation  Practical Implications  Further Research  Conclusion
  3. 3. Background  When were flippers invented?  What types of flippers are available?  Why is it important to study them?
  4. 4. Benefits  Race Pace   Cardiovascular System  Body Position   Teaching Difficult Skills  Improving Kick   Fun and Variety  Increased Flexibility   Low Cost  Motivation   Rehabilitation
  5. 5. Disadvantages  Principal of Specificity  Kinesthetic Development  Disruption to Kicking Rhythm  Changes to Joint Load and Resistance
  6. 6. Research Evaluation  No directly related subjects   Only two closely related   Neither were longitudinal studies   Old references  Information in Magazine Articles   None were referenced   All bias
  7. 7. Practical Implications  Observational findings suggest some benefits for inclusion   Difficult skills   Correcting technique and kick   Variety   Cardiovascular system   Increasing speed  Coaches need to be aware of injury potential
  8. 8. Further Research  Comparison study of the different types of flippers  Longitudinal study  Correlation to performance  Skill development
  9. 9. Conclusions  Little evidence to support inclusion in training program  No evidence not to include in training program  Overall evidence suggests that moderate inclusion in training program may be beneficial at least in the short term  Why is there no evidence?
  10. 10. Images  Flippers - http://www.aquashop.com.au/swim-training- equipment/flippers.html  All others - http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/
  11. 11. References  Nessel, E. (1997). `Fin nite workout. Swim Magazine, 13(1), 36. Retrieved from http:// ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=s3h&AN=9701300697&site=ehost-live  Pipes-Neilsen, K. (2007). Swimming with fins. Swimming World, 48(6), 23-23. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/ login.aspx?direct=true&db=s3h&AN=25284153&site=ehost-live  Sanders, R., Li, S., & Hamill, J. (2009). Adjustment to change in familiar and unfamiliar task constraints. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27(6), 651-659. Retrieved from http:// ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=s3h&AN=37579807&site=ehost-live  Stover III, J. E. (2010). Z-2 zoomer fins make fin choice easier. American Swimming, 2010 (5), 18-18. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/login?url=http:// search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=s3h&AN=52956653&site=ehost-live  Vassilios Thanopoulos, Milivoj Dopsaj, Rozi Georgija, Tomislav Okicic. (2010). CRITICAL VELOCITY WITH AND WITHOUT THE APPLICATION OF SWIMMING FINS AMONG YOUTH FIN COMPETITORS.

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