PHOENIX, Arizona, November 6. THE SWIM section in the November issue of Swimming World Magazine offers a variety of important as well as informative information for readers.
Leading off, Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen takes on the subject of injuries in swimming. Common causes of injury, the importance of knowing your body as well as how to minimize the risks of injury are covered. According to Pipes-Neilsen, one of the most important things to do is to listen to your body. A post workout assessment is provided describing the various stages of injury progression and options for treatment.
Regular contributor, J.R. Rosania, outlines specific exercises for hamstring strengthening and rehabilitation. As the hamstring muscle is used in every stroke, it is important for swimmers to keep it as healthy as possible. The exercises provided in this article will greatly assist you with this goal.
The Health Waves section investigates the subject of supplements. Despite the fact that there is little evidence that well nourished athletes need nutrients above the recommended guidelines, this topic is one of interest and ongoing debate among many professionals in the field of sport nutrition.
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The November issue contains the following SwimmingWorld.TV interviews:
* Diversity Interview with USA Swimming's John Cruzat, Jr.
* ASCA Interview with John Leonard About Issues in the Sport
* Technique Interview with Mike Bottom
* Running A Club Program with Murray Stephens
* ASCA Fellows Program with Tim Welsh
* Paula Schneider – Speedo North America's New President
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November 2007 Issue
Contents of The November issue:
3 TECHNIQUE: Freestyle: Sprinters' Kick
8 ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD CROSSINGS by Jason Marsteller
10 THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE by Neil Reynolds
No other physical challenge on Earth quite encompasses all the problems you can face in the English Channel.
12 RCP TIBURON MILE by Tito Morales
16 JAPAN INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET by Jason Marsteller
18 THE COMPLETE PACKAGE by John Lohn
Ben Wildman-Tobriner—gentleman, scholar and athlete—is considered among the favorites for Olympic gold next year in the men's 50 meter free.
20 WORLD'S FASTEST SWIMMER by John Lohn
Here's a look at some of the top swimmers who hope to be vying for the title, "World's Fastest Swimmer," at next year's Olympics.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
21 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
54 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
33 Q&A WITH COACH DAVE DURDEN by Michael J. Stott
36 HOW THEY TRAIN: Fred Bousquet by Michael J. Stott
37 SWIMMER'S SNORKEL by Glenn Mills
40 SEASON PLANS FOR AGE GROUPERS: Rockville-Montgomery by Michael J. Stott
42 DEVELOPING A WINNING CLUB CULTURE by Wayne Goldsmith
45 HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TIMES WITHOUT SWIMMING ANY FASTER! By Buddy Baarcke
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
25 THE POOL'S EDGE: When the Pain Won't Go Away by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
26 DRYSIDE TRAINING: Hamstring Rehab Exercises by J.R. Rosania
28 HEALTH WAVES: Vitamins and Minerals by Carolyn Lewis and Kathleen Woolf
30 LANE LEADERS: Caroline Krattli by Mark Moore
31 WORKOUT CARD: Middle Distance by Ann Brewer
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
47 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS: Longhorn Aquatics 13-14 Boys
48 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY
50 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Eva Fabian
51 A TEENAGE SWIMMING INSPIRATION: Kate Bruckmann by Andrea McCarren
52 GOLDMINDS: Coaching Yourself after a Bad Race by Alan Goldberg