~By Dr. Andrew Lyttle - Biomechanics Department, Western Australian Institute of Sport
~By Nat Benjanuvatra - Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia
With turn times accounting for up to one third of the total race time, minor improvements in turning performance can lead to substantially improved event times. A successful swim turn results from a multitude of factors and requires a complex series of manoeuvres to optimise the total turning performance.
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