Professional Sports Teams Swimex News Articles
When Jacksonville Jaguars players need to soothe their muscles after a bruising NFL game, where do they go? Into a SwimEx plunge tank, of course. See the SwimEx tank at 1:02 in this 60 Minutes piece about the beautiful $3 million locker room built by new Jaguars owner Shad Khan. 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…]
The New York Times recently ran a story about the new and improved Yankee Stadium, which features a SwimEx 700T pool The Yankees have been a longtime SwimEx fan, and according to NBC News York, the private clubhouse is a cozy place to lounge and dodge reporters: Players drove right into the stadium, without having to interact with fans. The Yankees clubhouse stretches from home plate to right field and [Read the Rest…]
It’s called the coolest place in town. Since the Miami Marlins unveiled their new home, the park is winning rave review from fans. The 37,000 seat sports venue has a retractable roof, a 360-degree promenade level, parking spots reserved for fans, and an innovative software program that allows ticket holder to get a 3-D look at their seats prior to the big game. But what fans may not see — is what’s going [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!
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…]
Classic investment advice says invest in what you like and what you yourself use. Mark Bakula, an American entrepreneur in Japan, takes that advice to heart. “I own stock in Apple Computer because I think it’s the best computer available and it’s what I use. Likewise, I feel SwimEx is the best counter-current pool available,” Mark says. “I became a SwimEx dealer because the chance to be involved in a [Read the Rest…]
Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates, long-time SwimEx devotees, have purchased a new 600T SwimEx with a built-in treadmill for their Florida training facility. “We’ve had our SwimEx in Pittsburgh for about ten years,” says team trainer Erwin Valencia, M.E.D., P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., P.E.S. “We chose SwimEx for our training facility in Florida for two reasons. Having one in Florida means we don’t have to send injured players back to Pittsburgh, [Read the Rest…]