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Here is my confusion. It seems like 2 conflicting suggestions.

UNDERSTANDING A USRPT SET
Brent S. Rushall, PhD
September 1, 2013

“In the USRPT format, when a repetition is slower than the desired race-pace, the
swimmer misses the next repetition and enjoys more recovery than is possible in the
usual 20-second rest period. When sufficient fatigue has occurred to thwart the desired
level of performance, that level of performance disruption is known as a “training effect”
(Rushall & Pyke, 1991). In the practical implementation of USRPT, a swimmer is
allowed to fail two more times after extra recovery is allowed before the set is abandoned.”

SWIMMING SCIENCE BULLETIN
Number 47©
Produced, edited, and copyrighted by
Professor Emeritus Brent S. Rushall, San Diego State University

“Two failures in a row. Set abandoned.”

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