Paola Zamparo

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Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The interplay between arms-only propelling efficiency, power output and speed in master swimmers
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Via F Casorati 43, 37131, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 114:1259-68. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The determinants of performance in master swimmers: a cross-sectional study on the age-related changes in propelling efficiency, hydrodynamic position and energy cost of front crawl
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Via Casorati 43, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3949-57. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The determinants of performance in master swimmers: an analysis of master world records
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Via F Casorati 43, 37131 Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3511-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and propelling efficiency in swimming derived from exercise using a laboratory-based whole-body swimming ergometer
    Paola Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 113:584-94. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The contribution of underwater kicking efficiency in determining "turning performance" in front crawl swimming
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:457-64. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming: a historical perspective
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita di Verona, Via Casorati 43, 37141, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:367-78. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Active and passive drag: the role of trunk incline
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:195-205. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The interplay between propelling efficiency, hydrodynamic position and energy cost of front crawl in 8 to 19-year-old swimmers
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita di Verona, Via Casorati 43, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:689-99. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy balance of locomotion with pedal-driven watercraft
    Paola Zamparo
    Corso di Laurea in Scienze Motorie, Universita di Udine, Gemona del Friuli, Udine, Italy
    J Sports Sci 26:75-81. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The critical velocity in swimming
    Pietro E di Prampero
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 102:165-71. 2008

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The interplay between arms-only propelling efficiency, power output and speed in master swimmers
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Via F Casorati 43, 37131, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 114:1259-68. 2014
    ..We furthermore wanted to test the hypothesis that a multiple linear regression between W(tot), η(p) and V would have a stronger correlation coefficient than a linear regression between W(tot) and V alone...
  2. ncbi request reprint The determinants of performance in master swimmers: a cross-sectional study on the age-related changes in propelling efficiency, hydrodynamic position and energy cost of front crawl
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Via Casorati 43, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3949-57. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The determinants of performance in master swimmers: an analysis of master world records
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Via F Casorati 43, 37131 Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3511-8. 2012
    ..These data suggest that the energy cost of swimming increases with age. Hence, the decrease in performance in master swimmers is due to both decrease in the metabolic power available (E' maxA) and to an increase in C...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and propelling efficiency in swimming derived from exercise using a laboratory-based whole-body swimming ergometer
    Paola Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 113:584-94. 2012
    ..Similarly, our estimations of η(P) suggest that the data reported in the literature are probably overestimated...
  5. ncbi request reprint The contribution of underwater kicking efficiency in determining "turning performance" in front crawl swimming
    P Zamparo
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:457-64. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetics of swimming: a historical perspective
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita di Verona, Via Casorati 43, 37141, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:367-78. 2011
    ..This paper is devoted to examine how this body of work helped to improve our understanding of this fascinating mode of locomotion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Active and passive drag: the role of trunk incline
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:195-205. 2009
    ..Additional data indicate that A(eff) is larger during front crawl swimming than during passive towing (0.4 vs. 0.24 m(2)). This suggest that D(a)/v(2) is larger than D(p)/v(2) and, at a given speed, that D(a) is larger than D(p)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The interplay between propelling efficiency, hydrodynamic position and energy cost of front crawl in 8 to 19-year-old swimmers
    P Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e della Visione, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita di Verona, Via Casorati 43, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:689-99. 2008
    ..97 in male and 1.32 in female swimmers, an increase which is proportional to the observed increase in A (eff)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy balance of locomotion with pedal-driven watercraft
    Paola Zamparo
    Corso di Laurea in Scienze Motorie, Universita di Udine, Gemona del Friuli, Udine, Italy
    J Sports Sci 26:75-81. 2008
    ..3 m s-1)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The critical velocity in swimming
    Pietro E di Prampero
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 102:165-71. 2008
    ..1, 60.6 and 81.3 m over 45.7, 91.4 and 182.9 m. It is concluded that the d versus t relationship should be utilised with some caution when evaluating performance in swimmers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Energy cost and mechanical efficiency of riding a human-powered recumbent bicycle
    Carlo Capelli
    Department of Neurological and Visual Sciences, School of Exercise Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Ergonomics 51:1565-75. 2008
    ..257 +/- 0.0245), suggesting that the power transmission from muscles to pedals is unaffected by the biomechanical arrangement of the vehicle...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gait models and mechanical energy in three cross-country skiing techniques
    Barbara Pellegrini
    CeRiSM, Center of Research in Mountain Sport and Health, University of Verona, 38068 Rovereto, Italy Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona 37129, Italy
    J Exp Biol 217:3910-8. 2014
    ..The pattern of fluctuations of PE and KE indicates that DS can be described as a 'grounded running', where aerial phases are substituted by ski gliding phases, DP can be described as a pendular gait, whereas DK is a combination of both. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and gender on the propelling efficiency of the arm stroke
    Paola Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, School of Medicine, P le Kolbe 4, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:52-8. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Energetics of shuttle runs: the effects of distance and change of direction
    Paola Zamparo
    Dept of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 9:1033-9. 2014
    ..Shuttle runs can be used to study the physiological responses in sports (such as basketball) characterized by sprints (accelerations/ decelerations) and changes of direction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Different methods for monitoring intensity during water-based aerobic exercises
    C Raffaelli
    Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:125-34. 2012
    ..These data indicate that the most accurate way to estimate physical activity intensity during WE is based on HR measurements...
  16. ncbi request reprint A protocol of intermittent exercise (shuttle runs) to train young basketball players
    Ivan Zadro
    Laboratory of Exercise Physiology, School of Sport Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1767-73. 2011
    ..05) in both groups (-10.9% in EG and - 4.6 in CG %), whereas Lab decreased significantly only for EG (-31.5%). These data suggest that this training protocol is effective in reducing lactate accumulation in young basketball players...
  17. ncbi request reprint Passive drag reduction using full-body swimsuits: the role of body position
    Matteo Cortesi
    1Department for Life Quality Studies, Rimini Campus, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy 2Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering Guglielmo Marconi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy 3Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy and 4Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Strength Cond Res 28:3164-71. 2014
    ..In conclusion, full-body swimsuits involve a reduction of a swimmer's passive drag caused by intrinsic properties related to the "material composition" of the swimsuits and also influenced by changes in the swimmer's body position...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of swim cap model on passive drag
    Giorgio Gatta
    1Department for Life Quality Studies, Rimini, School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Science, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy 2Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Strength Cond Res 27:2904-8. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical and energetic determinants of technique selection in classical cross-country skiing
    Barbara Pellegrini
    CeRiSM, Center of Research in Mountain Sport and Health, University of Verona, Rovereto, Italy Department of Neurological, Neuropsychological, Morphological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 32:1415-29. 2013
    ..Second, critically low values of leg thrust time may limit the use of leg-based techniques at high speeds. A small role has been identified for the metabolic cost of locomotion, which determined the selection of DP for flat skiing. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Economy and efficiency of swimming at the surface with fins of different size and stiffness
    Paola Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:459-70. 2006
    ..The latter indeed increased from 0.50+/-0.01 m in BF to about 0.90+/-0.05 m in SF and LS and reached values of 1.22+/-0.01 m in MF...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mechanical efficiency of cycling with a new developed pedal-crank
    Paola Zamparo
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Biomech 35:1387-98. 2002
    ..05, Wilcoxon test) in the case of PP. Even if the measured difference in efficiency was rather small, it can be calculated that an athlete riding a bicycle equipped with the patented pedal-crank could improve his 1h record by about 1 km...