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14 collegiate swimmers from a Division 1 University in North Carolina took part in this study v Testing group consumed a caffeine pill equal to 3 mg/kg of body weight on hour before testing. Control group received a placebo in place of the caffeine pill. v Base line times for a 50-yard freestyle was recorded through their conference championship as well as a 50-yard freestyle performed in the offseason. v Both groups were tested on two 50-yard freestyles performed at Bost Pool. v After the both swims were concluded, the resulting data from the two groups were compared.

Publication Date

Spring 2022


Boiling Springs, NC


Medicine and Health Sciences | Movement and Mind-Body Therapies | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences

The Effects of a Caffeine Pill on Time Performance Between Male and Female Division 1 Collegiate Swimmers