Stand up paddle boarding: An analysis of a new sport and recreational activity

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Abstract

The results from this research provide evidence for the anecdotal claims of the benefits for participation in this new aquatic activity of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP). Stand up paddle boarding is associated with high levels of aerobic and anaerobic fitness, core muscle strength and balance. It is an enjoyable, alternative means of training with a multitude of health and fitness benefits. This thesis has uncovered novel data in regards to the performance aspects essential for success in SUP from a competitive aspect and also provides evidence for the positive health and fitness benefits associated with its participation.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Hing, Wayne, Principal Supervisor
  • Climstein, Michael, Principal Supervisor
Award date13 Feb 2016
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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