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Part I Technique1 Increasing Propulsion2 Reducing Resistance3 Guidelines for Increasing Propulsion and Reducing Resistance4 Front Crawl Stroke5 Butterfly6 Back Crawl Stroke7 Breaststroke8 Starts, Turns, and FinishesPart II Training9 Physiological Responses to Exercise10 Energy Metabolism and Swimming Performance11 Performance Benefits of Training12 Principles of Training13 Endurance Training14 Sprint, Race-Pace, and Recovery Training15 Training For Different Events16 Monitoring Training17 Season Planning18 Tapering19 OvertrainingPart III Racing20 Stroke Rates and Stroke Lengths21 Pacing and Strategy22 Warming Up and Swimming Down

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Ernest W. Maglischo coached swimming for 38 years, working at four universities and two swim clubs. He has won 13 NCAA national championships at the Division II level and 19 conference championships. In 1996 he was honored as the Pacific 10 Conference Swimming Coach of the Year, and he has been named NCAA's Division II coach of the year an unprecedented eight times. He has also received the highest coaching award, the National Collegiate and Scholastic Swimming Trophy.Maglischo holds a PhD in exercise physiology from the Ohio State University. He's a member of the College Swimming Coaches Association, the American Swimming Coaches Association, and U.S.A. Swimming, where he serves on the Sports Medicine Committee. Now retired, Maglischo lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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