Ludovic Seifert

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arm coordination symmetry and breathing effect in front crawl
    L Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, UPRES EA 3832 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
    Hum Mov Sci 24:234-56. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Effect of force symmetry on coordination in crawl
    C Tourny-Chollet
    CETAPS Laboratory EA3832, Universite de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 30:182-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Neurobiological degeneracy: A key property for functional adaptations of perception and action to constraints
    Ludovic Seifert
    Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, CETAPS, France Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 69:159-65. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Behavioural variability and motor performance: Effect of practice specialization in front crawl swimming
    L Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 47:141-50. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Skill transfer specificity shapes perception and action under varying environmental constraints
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 48:132-41. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Relationships between coordination, active drag and propelling efficiency in crawl
    Ludovic Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 39:55-64. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Coordination pattern variability provides functional adaptations to constraints in swimming performance
    Ludovic Seifert
    Faculty of Sports Sciences, Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS, EA 3832, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Sports Med 44:1333-45. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Skill transfer, affordances and dexterity in different climbing environments
    L Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 32:1339-52. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Key properties of expert movement systems in sport : an ecological dynamics perspective
    Ludovic Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, Bld Siegfried, 76821 Mount Saint Aignan Cedex, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Sports Med 43:167-78. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Inter-limb coordination in swimming: effect of speed and skill level
    Ludovic Seifert
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS Laboratory, University of Rouen, Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint, Aignan Cedex, France
    Hum Mov Sci 29:103-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Arm coordination symmetry and breathing effect in front crawl
    L Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, UPRES EA 3832 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
    Hum Mov Sci 24:234-56. 2005
    ..By determining the dominant arm and the preferential breathing side, the coach can obtain a swimmer profile that allows both coach and swimmer to better understand and respond to excessive coordination asymmetry...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of force symmetry on coordination in crawl
    C Tourny-Chollet
    CETAPS Laboratory EA3832, Universite de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 30:182-7. 2009
    ..The first profile corresponded to sprint specialists and the second profile corresponded more to middle-distance specialists...
  3. doi request reprint Neurobiological degeneracy: A key property for functional adaptations of perception and action to constraints
    Ludovic Seifert
    Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, CETAPS, France Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 69:159-65. 2016
    ..Last, we explore how degeneracy can support pluri-potentiality (i.e., one coordinative structure for many perceptual-motor functions) as a way toward innovation or refinement in performance. ..
  4. doi request reprint Behavioural variability and motor performance: Effect of practice specialization in front crawl swimming
    L Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 47:141-50. 2016
    ..Finally, our analysis helped to explain and understand effect of specialty and more broadly individual adaptation to task constraint. ..
  5. doi request reprint Skill transfer specificity shapes perception and action under varying environmental constraints
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 48:132-41. 2016
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Relationships between coordination, active drag and propelling efficiency in crawl
    Ludovic Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 39:55-64. 2015
    ..Inter-individual analysis showed that high IdC did not relate to a high ep suggesting an individual optimization of force and power generation is at play to reach high speeds. ..
  7. doi request reprint Coordination pattern variability provides functional adaptations to constraints in swimming performance
    Ludovic Seifert
    Faculty of Sports Sciences, Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS, EA 3832, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Sports Med 44:1333-45. 2014
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Skill transfer, affordances and dexterity in different climbing environments
    L Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 32:1339-52. 2013
    ..Our results exemplified the positive influence of skills in rock climbing on ice climbing performance, facilitated by the detection of affordances from environmental properties. ..
  9. doi request reprint Key properties of expert movement systems in sport : an ecological dynamics perspective
    Ludovic Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, Bld Siegfried, 76821 Mount Saint Aignan Cedex, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Sports Med 43:167-78. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Inter-limb coordination in swimming: effect of speed and skill level
    Ludovic Seifert
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS Laboratory, University of Rouen, Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint, Aignan Cedex, France
    Hum Mov Sci 29:103-13. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Inter-individual variability in the upper-lower limb breaststroke coordination
    L Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    Hum Mov Sci 30:550-65. 2011
    ..1° vs. 19.4°; p<.05), suggesting that several profiles of inter-limb coordination may exist in recreational swimmers. Coordination profiling showed that three clusters could classify the recreational swimmers...
  12. doi request reprint Swim specialty affects energy cost and motor organization
    L Seifert
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, Cetaps Upres EA3832, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 31:624-30. 2010
    ..05). For the same relative intensity, sprinters accumulated more lactate and swam more slowly than long-distance swimmers; they showed greater change in their arm coordination but their swimming economy was lower...
  13. doi request reprint Arm coordination, power, and swim efficiency in national and regional front crawl swimmers
    L Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, France
    Hum Mov Sci 29:426-39. 2010
    ..05), which revealed lower effectiveness to generate propulsion, suggesting that technique is a major determinant of swimming performance...
  14. doi request reprint Does breathing disturb coordination in butterfly?
    L Seifert
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, CETAPS EA 3832, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 31:167-73. 2010
    ..Conversely, breathing leads to greater coupling between the hand exit and the end of leg propulsion, which was due to a shorter arm push phase to facilitate the head exit to breathe...
  15. doi request reprint Different profiles of the aerial start phase in front crawl
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Strength Cond Res 24:507-16. 2010
    ..It could be advised to consider the intersubject variability in relation to start time before favoring unique strategy...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of breathing pattern on arm coordination symmetry in front crawl
    Ludovic Seifert
    University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, CETAPS EA 3832, Rouen, France
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1670-6. 2008
    ..One practical application is that arm coordination asymmetry can be prevented or reduced by using breathing patterns that balance the coordination...
  17. doi request reprint Modelling spatial-temporal and coordinative parameters in swimming
    L Seifert
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    J Sci Med Sport 12:495-9. 2009
    ..In the case of ineffective time gaps, targeted training could improve the swimmer's management of glide time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differences in spatial-temporal parameters and arm-leg coordination in butterfly stroke as a function of race pace, skill and gender
    L Seifert
    CETAPS UPRES EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    Hum Mov Sci 27:96-111. 2008
    ..Thus, coaches are advised to begin monitoring arm-leg coordination earlier in swimmers' careers to ensure that they attain their highest possible skill levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Kinematic changes during a 100-m front crawl: effects of performance level and gender
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Rouen, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1784-93. 2007
    ..This study analyzed kinematic changes during a 100-m front crawl to investigate the effects of performance level and gender, comparing 12 high-speed males, 8 medium-speed males, 8 low-speed males, and 8 high-speed females...
  20. ncbi request reprint Swimming constraints and arm coordination
    Ludovic Seifert
    University of Rouen, Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS Laboratory EA 3832, Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
    Hum Mov Sci 26:68-86. 2007
    ..In this context, catch-up coordination, which is often considered as a mistake, was seen to be an adaptation to a relative constraint...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of expertise on butterfly stroke coordination
    L Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Sports Sci 25:131-41. 2007
    ..Finally, these changes led to greater continuity between the propulsive actions, which is favourable for improving the swim velocity, suggesting that coaches and swimmers should monitor arm-to-leg coordination...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of the breaststroke start
    L Seifert
    CETAPS UPRES EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 28:970-6. 2007
    ..The whole population showed a negative superposition of leg propulsion with arm recovery at the pull-out phase, which disappeared at the first swim stroke...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of velocity and added resistance on selected coordination and force parameters in front crawl
    Christophe Schnitzler
    Faculty of Sports Sciences, Rouen University, Rouen, France
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2681-90. 2011
    ..Added resistance, that is, "parachute training," can be used for specific strength training purposes as long as swimming is performed near maximum velocity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does floatation influence breaststroke technique?
    Hugues Leblanc
    Faculty of Sports Sciences CETAPS, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Appl Biomech 26:150-8. 2010
    ..78). At sprint velocity, the hydrostatic lift is correlated with the glide phase in the female group (r = .52). Floatation parameters have an impact on the gliding phase of the breaststroke cycle...
  25. doi request reprint Arm-leg coordination in recreational and competitive breaststroke swimmers
    Hugues Leblanc
    University of Rouen, France
    J Sci Med Sport 12:352-6. 2009
    ..2% in the competitive one. In a swimming developmental program, particular emphasis should be put on arm-leg coordination drills, when considering the breaststroke...
  26. doi request reprint Apnea training effects on swimming coordination
    Frederic Lemaitre
    C E T A P S, UPRES EA No 3832 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, 76130 Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1909-14. 2009
    ..These results indicate that apnea training improves effectiveness at both peak exercise and submaximal exercise and can also improve swimming technique by promoting greater propulsive continuity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on the adaptation of arm coordination in front crawl
    L Seifert
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES JE 2318 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    Int J Sports Med 25:217-23. 2004
    ..Therefore, catch-up coordination could be an individual response to different constraints...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of swimming velocity on arm coordination in the front crawl: a dynamic analysis
    L Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Sports Sci 22:651-60. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint A new index of flat breaststroke propulsion: a comparison of elite men and women
    L Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory, UPRES JE 2318, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France
    J Sports Sci 23:309-20. 2005
    ..Temporal gap measurement and the IFBP are practical indicators of arm and leg coordination and propulsion that can be exploited by coaches and swimmers to increase the continuity between propulsive actions during the flat breaststroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Upper-limb kinematics and coordination of short grip and classic drives in field hockey
    Perrine Bretigny
    Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Appl Biomech 24:215-23. 2008
    ..Mediolateral analysis confirmed these results: coordination of left-right limbs converged at the wrist but dissociated with more proximal joints (elbows and shoulders)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Intra-cyclic distance per stroke phase, velocity fluctuations and acceleration time ratio of a breaststroker's hip: a comparison between elite and nonelite swimmers at different race paces
    H Leblanc
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
    Int J Sports Med 28:140-7. 2007
    ..An inter-group comparison showed that elite swimmers had higher values for the IVF and ADTR, which indicated their capacity to accelerate to boost the swim and highlighted the relevancy of these factors to discriminate skill level...
  32. ncbi request reprint Arm to leg coordination in elite butterfly swimmers
    D Chollet
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES EA 3832 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    Int J Sports Med 27:322-9. 2006
    ..This new method to assess butterfly coordination could facilitate learning and coaching by situating the place of the leg undulation in relation with the arm stroke...
  33. ncbi request reprint The spatial-temporal and coordinative structures in elite male 100-m front crawl swimmers
    L Seifert
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES JE 2318 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France
    Int J Sports Med 26:286-93. 2005
    ..Regarding the spatial-temporal and coordinative structures of a 100-m front crawl, great swimming skill was reflected by both high and stable data...
  34. doi request reprint Coordination in Climbing: Effect of Skill, Practice and Constraints Manipulation
    Dominic Orth
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Sports Med 46:255-68. 2016
    ..Minimization of prolonged pauses, use of a relatively simple path through a route and smooth transitions between movements broadly define skilled coordination in climbing...
  35. doi request reprint Climbing skill and complexity of climbing wall design: assessment of jerk as a novel indicator of performance fluency
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Rouen, France
    J Appl Biomech 30:619-25. 2014
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of arm-leg coordination in flat breaststroke
    D Chollet
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES JE 2318 University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Rouen, France
    Int J Sports Med 25:486-95. 2004
    ..The measurement of these time gaps thus provides a pertinent evaluation of swimmers' skill in adapting their arm-leg coordination to biomechanical constraints...
  37. ncbi request reprint Arm-leg coordination in flat breaststroke: a comparative study between elite and non-elite swimmers
    H Leblanc
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES JE 2318, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Rouen, France
    Int J Sports Med 26:787-97. 2005
    ..It was concluded that elite breaststroke swimmers are able to optimise their propulsion by reducing their glide phase and using a more continuous timing between arm and leg coordination...
  38. ncbi request reprint Arm coordination adaptations assessment in swimming
    C Schnitzler
    UFR STAPS, CETAPS UPRES EA 3832, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Rouen University, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 29:480-6. 2008
    ..Thus, the IVV-IdC relationship may be an interesting tool to determine a swimmer's misadaptation to the swim pace and to orient individual coaching in coordination analysis...
  39. pmc The role of textured material in supporting perceptual-motor functions
    Dominic Orth
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Rouen, Haute Normandie, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e60349. 2013
    ..In elderly and ailing populations data suggests further research is required to better understand contexts where texture can facilitate improved perceptual-motor performance...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of aerobic training on inter-arm coordination in highly trained swimmers
    Christophe Schnitzler
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, France Electronic address
    Hum Mov Sci 33:43-53. 2014
    ..This finding thus provides new insight into swimmers' adaptations to the middle-distance event. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Do qualitative changes in interlimb coordination lead to effectiveness of aquatic locomotion rather than efficiency?
    John Komar
    CETAPS, EA 3832, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    J Appl Biomech 30:189-97. 2014
    ..05). This study emphasized how experts coordinate arms and legs to achieve effective behavior, therefore exhibiting flexibility, mainly in the timing of the glide phase, to adapt to different speed. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of spatio-temporal, metabolic, and psychometric responses in recreational and highly trained swimmers during and after a 400-m freestyle swim
    C Schnitzler
    C E T A P S Laboratory UPRES EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
    Int J Sports Med 28:164-71. 2007
    ..The systemic analysis herein described can be used to set the end-of-season target time for expert competitors. Attention should focus on SL, race management, and the physiological recovery for training prescription...
  43. pmc Neurobiological degeneracy and affordance perception support functional intra-individual variability of inter-limb coordination during ice climbing
    Ludovic Seifert
    CETAPS Laboratory EA 3832, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    PLoS ONE 9:e89865. 2014
    ....
  44. pmc Coordination pattern adaptability: energy cost of degenerate behaviors
    Ludovic Seifert
    Centre d Etude des Transformations des Activités Physiques et Sportives CETAPS EA 3832, University of Rouen, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    PLoS ONE 9:e107839. 2014
    ..05). These results highlight that a variety of structural adaptations can functionally satisfy the task-goal. ..
  45. doi request reprint Do qualitative changes in interlimb coordination lead to effectiveness of aquatic locomotion rather than efficiency?
    John Komar
    CETAPS, EA 3832, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    J Appl Biomech 30:189-96. 2014
    ..05). This study emphasized how experts coordinate arms and legs to achieve effective behavior, therefore exhibiting flexibility, mainly in the timing of the glide phase, to adapt to different speed...
  46. doi request reprint Spatial consistency of circle on the pedagogic pommel horse: influence of expertise
    Ludovic Baudry
    CETAPS Laboratory, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Rouen University, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    J Strength Cond Res 22:608-13. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Kinematical profiling of the front crawl start
    J Vantorre
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS UPRES EA 3832, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    Int J Sports Med 31:16-21. 2010
    ..Notably, four clusters led to a short 15-m start time: the leg kicking style, mixed "leg kicking/swimming" style, long glide style and short glide style...