1Fakultet sporta i fizičkog vaspitanja, Univerziteta u Nišu
FACTORS WHICH AFFECT THE FATIGUE OF SWIMMERS
FAKTORI OD KOJIH ZAVISI ZAMOR KOD PLIVAČA
Sport Mont 2007, V(12-13-14), 602-608
Fatigue is an unplanned reduction or stagnation of the working ability over a
longer period of time caused by the overstrain of the organism of a sportsman/woman, i.e
it can be said that fatigue is a phenomenon which protects the organism from excessive
and harmful exhaustion.
In this paper the authors will explain the causes of fatigue and the value of different
training programmes in increasing swimmer’s tolerance to fatigue.
It can be said that fatigue and exhaustion during swimming depend on the
availability of energy, accumulation of metabolic harmful products and the limitation
within the nervous system There is no factor solely responsible for the occurrence of
fatigue.It is more likely that there is a multitude of causes that contribute to the feeling
of uneasiness connected with fatigue and exhaustion during swimming;therefore, having
this fact in mind any training has to be adjusted to individual abilities.