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2013-12-18 23:23:53

SwimovateUSA’s PoolMate lap-counting watches for triathletes and swimmers are one of the best gifts for a swimmer available on the market this year. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 SwimovateUSA’s PoolMate lap-counting watches for triathletes and swimmers are one of the best gifts for a swimmer available on the market this year. Swimovate was the first company to develop technology that automatically counts a swimmer’s laps in the pool, along with several other important...

2013-11-23 20:21:14

News Access HD video is available at http://www.sendtonews.com?SK=cmmGqekLFo OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Edmonton Journal photographer Larry Wong has received the prestigious Paralympic Media Award for Best Photo for his stunning image of Canadian swimmer Benoit Huot celebrating victory at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The winning photo was taken on August 30, 2012 and captures Huot's emotion after winning Canada's first gold of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. With the...

2013-07-27 23:04:17

KORT Physical Therapy offers solutions to swimmer's shoulder. Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Between 40 and 90% of swimmers complain of shoulder pain. The shoulder is a very mobile...

2013-06-03 23:24:36

Summer is a time for fun in the sun and oftentimes in the water. But swimmer's ear is no fun. Boys Town physicians offer tips to dealing with swimmer's ear. Boys Town, Neb. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Boys Town has some tips for parents to help prevent swimmer´s ear. The condition can be associated with prolonged pool time and can cause a painful skin condition. Swimmer´s ear occurs when moisture is trapped in the ear canal and becomes infected. Common symptoms include pain, redness,...

2012-09-24 10:24:31

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Rebecca Soni encouraged students at Paul Public Charter School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking." As an ambassador for The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program, Soni reminded students of the importance of making healthy decisions to reach...

2012-08-24 23:03:57

Dental implant company, Dental Implants Toronto is announcing a new free report offer inspired by US swimmer and potential Bachelor contestant Ryan Lochte after reports were revealed showing the grills the swimmer sported during the 2012 London Olympics can be harmful to teeth. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 After reports were issued showing that the grills US swimmer Ryan Lochte wore during the 2012 London Olympics could do potential permanent damage to teeth, Dental Implants Toronto...

2012-08-02 23:00:26

Effortless Swimming Head Coach Brenton Ford says the Ian Thorpe swimming documentary gives handy pointers to swimmers wanting to improve their style and stroke. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Ian Thorpe´s documentary 'Ian Thorpe: The Swimmer' has revealed some useful tips for swimmers of all levels. The documentary, which aired on ABC1 last month, follows Ian Thorpe´s swimming comeback as he trained for the Olympic trials in Adelaide in March. Ian Thorpe, who is...

2012-07-27 02:26:18

LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnecTV, the fastest growing social network designed for all TV and sports fans, today announced the launch of "Watercooler," a 24-hour chat destination for everything trending on TV. Staffed with leading experts and on-air hosts from news, sports and entertainment, ConnecTV's Watercooler premieres with the gold medal team of Greg Louganis, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Eric Fonoimoana, as they dive into the conversation with insights and...

2012-06-28 20:33:03

Training sessions for Team GB's swimmers have been getting a helping hand from a new system incorporating cutting-edge movement tracking and sensor technologies. From starting dives to tumble turns the state-of-the-art coaching aid is the first of its kind to be able to track movement wirelessly through water. The system has been developed at Loughborough University's Sports Technology Institute in conjunction with British Swimming, with funding from the Engineering and Physical...

2011-05-19 11:00:00

Water Quality & Health Council Advises Swimmers to "Dip Before You Dive" by Checking for Adequate Pool Chemistry Before Getting in the Pool WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the incidence and healthcare costs of "swimmer's ear" underscores the need for the public to play an active role in ensuring healthy pools. Today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) shows that...