Tag Archives: Altitude

I Jornada de Recerca en Ciències de l’Esport

Amb motiu del 40è aniversari de l’INEFC de Barcelona, s’ha organitzat la I Jornada Catalana de Recerca en Ciències de l’Activitat Física i l’Esport el 15 de juny de 2016 a l’INEFC Barcelona.   Podeu consultar el llibre de resums … Continue reading

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ALTITUDE Project. Paper published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

The paper entitled “Altitude Training in Elite Swimmers for Sea Level Performance (Altitude Project)”, authored by Ferran A. Rodríguez, Xavier Iglesias, Belén Feriche, Carmen Calderón-Soto, Diego Chaverri, Nadine B. Wachsmuth, Walter Schmidt, and Benjamin D. Levine, has been published ahead of print in … Continue reading

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XIIth International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, Canberra, Australia

The Australian Institute of Sport together with Swimming Australia and the John Curtin School of Medical Research hosted the XIIth International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming. Prof. Ferran A. Rodríguez and Thorsten Schuller participated in the conference, held at the AIS, … Continue reading

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Enhorabona als nedadors amb mínima per Londres 2012

Mireia Belmonte, Conchi Badillo, Clàudia Dasca i Judit Ignacio (CN Sabadell, entrenades per Fred Vergnoux), Marina García i Juanmi Rando (CAR Sant Cugat, entrenats per Juan José Castillo) i Melanie Costa (Blume de Madrid, entrenada per Jordi Murio) són els … Continue reading

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Martin Truijens earns doctor degree at VUA

On January 13th 2012, Martin Truijens successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Work in Progress: Altitude Training and Adaptation in Swimming” at the Faculty of Human Movement Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, supervised by A.P. Hollander, H.M. Toussaint, and B.D. … Continue reading

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2012 CSD research grant awarded

The Spanish Higher Sports Council (Consejo Superior de Deportes) has awarded a research grant for 2012 to the project “Strategies for performance enhancement in elite swimmers by means of moderate-altitude training (extension of the ALTITUDE Project)”. A total of 202 … Continue reading

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From ALTITUDE down to sea level

Near all swimmers taking part in the ALTITUDE Project have completed their altitude training camps and left CAR Sierra Nevada (the Australian team will do so next Saturday) for their final tests at sea level. Then they will head back … Continue reading

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Elite swimmers from seven countries in the ALTITUDE Project

A total of 65 elite swimmers from seven countries (Australia, Brazil, China, Spain, Netherlands, Slovenia, and Tunis) are taking part in the ALTITUDE Project, the largest altitude training research project ever. Initial testing was carried out in Barcelona (Sabadell) and Madrid. … Continue reading

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International Altitude/Hypoxia Training Symposium in Beijing

The 3rd International Altitude/Hypoxia Training Symposium, organized by the Sport Science Research Center of the Beijing Sports University is being held in Beijing (May 5-11). Six international experts in the field have been invited to give half-day lectures to an audience of Chinese elite … Continue reading

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I World Conference of Science in Triathlon

The I World Conference of Science in Triathlon, organized by the International Triathlon Union and hosted by the University of Alicante, gathered more than 300 participants in Alicante. Anna Barrero, Xavier Ábalos, and Ferran Rodríguez participated in the conference and … Continue reading

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