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Table 2 Relative energy system contributions to maximal performance in a range of swimming events. Reproduced from Rodrigues et al. [5] with permission

From: Medical Care for Swimmers

Distance (m) Phosphocreatine (%) Anaerobic glycolytic (%) Aerobic (%)
50 15–80 2–80 2–26
100 5–28 15–65 5–54
200 2–30 25–65 5–65
400 0–20 10–55 25–83
800 0–5 25–30 65–83
1500 0–10 15–20 78–90