College and University Swimex News Articles
The University of Kentucky’s new, state-of-the-art basketball suite at Rupp Arena features two SwimEx plunge tanks, one cold and one hot. The makes four SwimEx tanks on the UK campus now, with two at the school’s football facility. Here’s a video tour of the beautiful new basketball suite guided by UK basketball coach John Calipari. SwimEx. Go with the Flow.
What do the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens and Green Bay Packers have in common, besides the fact that they’re all professional sports franchises? Answer: They all have SwimEx pools in their training facilities. These teams, along with nearly 50 other professional franchises and more than 80 college sports programs, use the strong, deep current generated by SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel technology to provide physical [Read the Rest…]
Iowa State University is part of a growing number of Universities using a SwimEx pool to help keep their athletes in top physical shape. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center (FAHCC) is located in the Jacobson Building at Jack Trice Field. Opened in the summer of 1996, the FAHCC is 7100 square feet and is the newest and largest athletic training room at Iowa State University. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center [Read the Rest…]
If you’ve wondered what our 700T looks like in action, check out Oakland University’s state of the art athletic training facility. It proudly features a SwimEx pool. Oakland University is the third university in Michigan to equip its athletic training room with a SwimEx. The SwimEx can be used during all stages of rehabilitation. It provides a medium for safe and effective progression from non-weight bearing activities to full weight [Read the Rest…]
Salt Lake Community College Students Gain Aquatic Therapy Training While Providing Care To Uninsured PatientsFebruary 3rd, 2012
Fall River, Mass – Salt Lake Community College, located in Utah, has integrated a SwimEx therapy pool into their physical therapist assistant program. This program enables students to get hands on aquatic therapy training while providing state-of-the-art care to patients at the school’s pro bono clinic. The Salt Lake Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program utilizes the pool in the following ways: Student instruction for both physical therapist assistant [Read the Rest…]
Get your goose bumps ready! Sometimes we come across a YouTube video featuring a SwimEx pool that has us saying “cool!” – but this one is frigid! When Portsmouth University in England decided to research the effects of cold water immersion, a few jumped (in) at the chance. Watch as a swimmer from the Serpentine Swimming Club makes his chilly decent into an icy SwimEx pool. Check out his reaction [Read the Rest…]
Salt Lake Community College Students Gain Aquatic Therapy Training While Providing Care To Uninsured PatientsDecember 8th, 2011
Fall River, Mass – Salt Lake Community College, located in Utah, has integrated a SwimEx therapy pool into their physical therapist assistant program. This program enables students to get hands on aquatic therapy training while providing state-of-the-art care to patients at the school’s pro bono clinic. The Salt Lake Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program utilizes the pool in the following ways: Student instruction for both physical therapist assistant and [Read the Rest…]
“Our (SwimEx) pool has been in full service for just over a year. My wife and I and our many guests think it is one of the best purchases we have ever made.” “Maintenance is extremely easy. I test the water weekly, rarely have to adjust the pH but I do add an oxidizer and a clarifying agent on alternate weeks. The pool stays crystal clear. We did build an [Read the Rest…]
Development of an Aquatic Exercise Training Protocol for the Asthmatic Population Authors: Kasee Hildenbrand, Sara Nordio, Timothy S. Freson, Bruce E. Becker The purpose of this article is to propose creation of a consistent, measureable 12-week aquatic exercise progression for individuals diagnosed with asthma. An aquatic exercise option not requiring swim skills may offer real value, but no previous literature explicitly describes a standardized nonswimming aquatic exercise progression. Participants were [Read the Rest…]
2 November 2010 Regular swimmers are less like to catch a cold this winter and will suffer less severe symptoms, according to new research. In a report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, scientists from North Carolina found adults physically active on five or more days a week suffered from cold-like symptoms almost half as frequently as those exercising once a week or less. “Exercise like swimming is [Read the Rest…]
Kasee Hildenbrand, Bruce E. Becker, Rebekah Whitcomb, and James P. Sanders Aquatic immersion has been reported to produce a significant number of physiological changes in blood pressure, heart rate variability (HRV), autonomic nervous system (ANS), and core temperature in young healthy subjects. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of water immersion in younger and older populations, determining whether there are age related differences for ANS regulation [Read the Rest…]
By Lori Thein Brody and Paula Richley Geigle Injured Athletes Some form of rest is often the treatment recommendation for an injured athlete. The rest may be relative rest, in which the athlete reduces the intensity of training or activity, or it may be absolute rest, during which the athlete performs no activity. In either case, rest for an athlete can be problematic. The research of Coyle et al. (1986 [Read the Rest…]
SwimEx just installed a new integrated Woodway Treadmill into the Ottawa Senator’s 500T SwimEx pool. Here are some of the pictures from their installation!
We had a great time Sponsoring the Amica Triathlon event in Newport, RI last Saturday! Congratulations to all the athletes for a great race!
Stoke City Premier Football Club in England just finished their installation of a SwimEx 700T therapy pool. They are the 3rd premier league to install a SwimEx pool and have won every match since! Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wonders are among this elite group to have a SwimEx therapy pool for their athletes. To learn more about Stoke City visit their official website, www.stokecityfc.com.