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J Sports Sci. 1995 Jun;13(3):187-97.

The coordination and consistency of rowers in a racing eight.

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MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK.

Abstract

Recordings of force developed simultaneously by four rowers in a good club-standard eight over a 20-min training run were analysed in terms of mean and variability. The average force-time profiles showed small but distinctive differences between rowers that were maintained as force declined through the run. The variability was examined further in terms of time-series of features extracted from single force-time profiles, including the peak force, duration and interstroke interval. There were consistent positive correlations between rowers in interstroke intervals even after removal of low-periodicity components (trends) in the time-series.

PMID:
7563285
DOI:
10.1080/02640419508732227
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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