Latest Swimming Stories

2013-06-20 23:00:10

Kickboards offer comfortable grip and rounded edges for use in effective drills. Contoured bottom fits every form and design streamlines experience. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 LifeguardMaster.com, an industry leader for emergency lifeguard gear is at it again in regard to superior design. This time it´s the kickboard perfectly designed for swim team use as well as others in the population so transfixed on well-fit gear. Both rigid and hard, the kickboard is comfortable and...

2013-06-17 23:17:12

Summer is the perfect time for families and individuals to enjoy an array of outdoor activities, particularly those involving water. The home alarm and safety specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com created a list of water safety tips that can make the summer a more enjoyable experience. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Summer provides the ideal opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities, and for many people these activities center around water–whether it be pools, lakes or even...

Understanding Undulatory Swimming Motions In Sandfish
2013-06-05 08:57:24

Georgia Institute of Technology What do swimmers like trout, eels and sandfish lizards have in common? According to a new study, the similar timing patterns that these animals use to contract their muscles and produce undulatory swimming motions can be explained using a simple model. Scientists have now applied the new model to understand the connection between the electrical signals and body movement in the sandfish. Most swimming creatures rely on an undulating pattern of body...

2013-05-31 23:25:58

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee teamed with Intel, using the Ultrabook and Endless Pool® technology to develop the ℠Super Brownlee,´ which the brothers can race against in training. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The Super Brownlee has arrived. Piecing together the best of champions Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Intel has developed a video game that allows the two to race against a hybrid Brownlee, created through 3D scanning. “The Super Brownlee combined the best of both of...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'