Optimization of swimming performance in triathlon


  • Gilberto C. González Parra Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
  • M. Díaz Rodríguez University of Los Andes, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of




Swimming, Triathlon, Sport performance


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González Parra, G. C., & Díaz Rodríguez, M. (2009). Optimization of swimming performance in triathlon. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 4(1), 69–71. https://doi.org/10.4100/jhse.2009.41.08



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