Savage, M. V., Brown, S. L., Savage, P., & Bannister, E. W. (October, 1981). Physiological and performance correlates of training in swimmers. A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Sports Sciences, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Several physiological measures (VO2max, Hb, ferritin, lactate at rest and post-exercise) were taken during and after 75 days of training.

It was found that:

Implication. Because of the individuality of training responses to "standard" or "group" training programs, there is no alternative other than to apply individual training programs based on individualized training responses to produce the best experience for athletes.

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