Swimming Anatomy

Swimming Anatomy

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by Ian McLeod
     
 

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Swimming Anatomy provides a stunning visual perspective on swimmers’ muscles and how they are developed. The full-color interior contains over 200 expertly drawn illustrations and anatomically grouped exercises with icons identifying the strokes that will benefit most from each exercise to make you faster in the water.

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Overview

Swimming Anatomy provides a stunning visual perspective on swimmers’ muscles and how they are developed. The full-color interior contains over 200 expertly drawn illustrations and anatomically grouped exercises with icons identifying the strokes that will benefit most from each exercise to make you faster in the water.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736075718
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
10/22/2009
Pages:
193
Sales rank:
292,514
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

USA Swimming, the largest swimming organization in the world, specifically recommended Ian McLeod as the author of Swimming Anatomy. McLeod has extensive experience working with world-class athletes, particularly swimmers. A certified athletic trainer and certified massage therapist, he was a member of the U.S. team's medical staff at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. He has also worked extensively as an athletic trainer with the sports programs at the University of Virginia and Arizona State University.

McLeod remains deeply involved with USA Swimming's High Performance Network, a group of volunteer health professionals who support U.S. swimmers at national and international meets. He has been given the organization's highest honor, the Gold Standard Award. McLeod also served as massage therapist to the Egyptian national swim team during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He has provided athletic training and sport massage to swimming stars such as Ed Moses, Kaitlin Sandeno, Natalie Coughlin, and Jason Lezak.

McLeod lives in Tempe, Arizona, with his wife and two children.

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