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We would like to salute and sincerely thank all the Veterans today for their continued sacrifices. If you look closely at the picture below you can view the U.S. Air Force Academy sense of humor.
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…]
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.
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…]
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!
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…]
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…]
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.
The Parker Adventist Center for Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine is proud to feature aquatic therapy featuring a SwimEx pool, the same pool used by athletes with the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and U.S. Olympic Training Center. The temperature of this pool remains at a therapeutic 88 to 94 degrees Fahrenheit to allow for optimal comfort, relaxation and rehabilitation. The pool’s individualized size makes it safe and comfortable for patients. Read [Read the Rest…]
FALL RIVER, MA – While the University of Florida Gators and the University of Oklahoma Sooners were duking it out in Miami for the national championship in January, some locals were watching one player very closely. In a game that defied expectations, SwimEx, a local aquatic therapy pool manufacturer, may have had a hand in the outcome of the game. Percy Harvin, Gators’ star receiver, had suffered a high ankle [Read the Rest…]