We found this awesome page of detailed information on the helpful Rowing Victoria website.
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Sports Medicine for Rowing advice
Rowing Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Larissa Trease, and Lead Physiotherapist, Kellie Wilkie, have put together the following documentation for rowers and coaches to assist in injury prevention and management.
- Essential Exercises – Warm Up
- Essential Exercises – Core Stability
- Essential Exercises – Stretching
- First Aid for Coaches and Athletes – Chest Wall Pain
- First Aid for Coaches and Athletes – Low Back Pain
- First Aid for Coaches and Athletes – Wrist Pain
Each of the following are additional past sheets written to assist in providing a framework for clubs and schools to put a program in place to foster development.
Ergo Program – Advised sessions for use on the rowing machine
Strength & Conditioning – Advised training plans for Under Age, Clubs and Masters Athletes
Technique Guide – Outlines key elements on the National Technical Model for use by all athletes and coaches
Training Speed Table – Boat speeds and ratings for each boat class
Training Standards – National benchmark scores for athletes used to assess training progress and potential
Recommended Gearings – Rowing Victoria endorses the gearings listed for use by all athletes in both State and National pathways
Training Zones – Definitions of National Training Zones T1 to T6