SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.12 issue5Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic reviewMonitoring and prevention of overtraining in athletes author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte

Print version ISSN 1517-8692On-line version ISSN 1806-9940


PEYRE-TARTARUGA, Leonardo Alexandre  and  KRUEL, Luiz Fernando Martins. Deep water running: limits and possibilities for high performance. Rev Bras Med Esporte [online]. 2006, vol.12, n.5, pp.286-290. ISSN 1806-9940.

The purpose of this study was to analyze the limits and possibilities of deep water running on training of performance runners. Besides, it has been discussed the submaximal acute, maximal acute and chronical responses, following physiological and biomechanical aspects between running on land and deep water running. Heart rate and oxygen uptake's maximal responses are lower in aquatic exercise than in running on land. Experimental evidences suggest the deep water running training for performance athletes, but these studies are limited in training program until ten weeks.

Keywords : Water exercise; Physiological responses; Sport training; Competitive runners.

        · abstract in Portuguese | Spanish     · text in English | Portuguese     · English ( pdf ) | Portuguese ( pdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License