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dc.contributor.authorYustres Amores, Inmaculada
dc.contributor.authorSantos del Cerro, Jesús
dc.contributor.authorPsycharakis, Stelios
dc.contributor.authorGonzález-Mohíno, Fernando
dc.contributor.authorGonzález-Ravé, José María
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-24T12:45:34Z
dc.date.available2022-02-24T12:45:34Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.issn1660-4601spa
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10641/2867
dc.description.abstractThe present study examines the association between the success at junior and senior level for British swimmers in World Championships (WCs). It also explores the relationships between swimming performance and the swimmers’ gender, swim stroke, distance, status (finalist, semifinalist and heats) and swimming category. Data were collected for swimmers participating in junior and/or senior World Championships (29,000 entries: 5585 swimmers) from 2006–2017. The final filtered database included only swimmers from the United Kingdom (836 entries: 141 swimmers). A descriptive analysis was made to characterize the swimmers who reached elite status in the senior category. A lineal regression model was run by gender to predict the influence of category, swim stroke, and distance in the results reached in the senior category. The results showed that the ratio of conversion from junior to senior was quite low. Females who participated in both junior and senior WCs were likely to reach top positions in the senior category. Overall, few British swimmers participated in a junior category before the senior level, but female swimmers participating in both junior and senior WCs were likely to reach top positions in the senior category.spa
dc.language.isoengspa
dc.publisherInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Healthspa
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.subjectSwimmingspa
dc.subjectTalentspa
dc.subjectEarly specializationspa
dc.titleSwimmingWorld Championships: Association between Success at the Junior and Senior Level for British Swimmers.spa
dc.typearticlespa
dc.description.versionpost-printspa
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccessspa
dc.description.extent335 KBspa
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ijerph18031237spa
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/3/1237spa


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