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Swim Sci Article Update

A few recent articles to update from recent weeks at Swimming Science.  Been busy with our upcoming book project, hence the slight delay in posting these!

Review of Bret Contreras' new product, Hip Extension Torque

Hell Week Training and Swimming

Pain and Biomechanics in Running: Determining Causation

FACT: Pain often exists independent of tissue damage

FACT: Pain can exist WITHOUT tissue damage

Vision and Attention: Convergence Insufficiency and ADHD

In recent posts we’ve explored the link between vision and movement.   (Vision and Movement and Cranial Nerves) The relationship between vision and movement is natural:  vision is inextricably linked to the brain, both reflecting what the brain is thinking but also regulating sensory inputs.  

Suck-Swallow-Breathe: The Origins of Advanced Motor Control

“Infant feeding is a complex process, requiring the precise coordination of sucking, swallowing, and breathing. The pharynx is the shared anatomic pathway for both swallowing and breathing; however, these two activities are mutually exclusive. Therefore, the pharynx must be continually reconfigured so that an infant can successfully eat and breathe at the same time” (Goldfield 2009)