Physical fitness in windsurfing

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Performance, physical fitness, windsurfing


Windsurfing is one of the recreactive and competitive water sports. Especially in recent years, the performance values of surfers have gained importance due to its increasing popularity and becoming an Olympic sport. It is very important for windsurfers who are competitors to perform well especially in terms of strength and endurance parameters during the competition. In addition, other physical fitness components also play a key role in achieving a good performance and elite level. When the components that should be considered in the creation of training strategies for surfers in terms of physical fitness parameters are evaluated; knowing the physical fitness requirements for the sport and making a plan accordingly will contribute to the performance of the athletes. Considering this rationale, this study includes information about the physical fitness components required by windsurfing. In addition, performing the performance tests mentioned in the study before, during and after the competition season will help to have information about the performance status of windsurfers.


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How to Cite

Odemis, M. (2023). Physical fitness in windsurfing. Journal of ROL Sport Sciences, 1124–1141.