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a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

swim on one's back

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For the son, Lenny Krayzelburg, 24, of Studio City, winning the gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke swimming event was ``definitely for my parents, for everything they have done for me.
The aim of this study was to characterize the backstroke swimming technique through the stroke parameters (speed, SR, SL and SI) and the inter-arm coordination (IdC) in young swimmers performing at very high intensity.
The aim of this study was to characterize the backstroke swimming technique, in young swimmers, performing at very high intensity (using stroking and coordinative parameters) regarding maturation status and gender.
In the backstroke swimming technique, SR was lower than in the butterfly, front crawl and breaststroke, and SL was higher in backstroke and front crawl techniques, suggesting that it is one of the most relevant performance determinant variables (Chollet et al.
The period of the backstroke swimming can be subdivided into two phases, namely an aerial and an underwater one.
The testing procedures required two 25-m backstroke swimming trials for each swimmer performed in the same day.
1992) Energetics of backstroke swimming in males and females.