UConn’s success in athletics is undeniable. Their many winning seasons have gained the university well deserved national exposure. UConn’s campus is a place where world-class student athletes use world-class facilities and thrive. We recently visited the school to check out their training facilities. The moment you step on campus, you feel tremendous Husky Pride. As we toured the football and basketball centers, we were proud too. UConn uses SwimEx pools [Read the Rest…]
What do the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens and Green Bay Packers have in common? They all use SwimEx pools and plunge tanks. These teams, along with 130 professional and collegiate organizations believe SwimEx is important for training and rehabilitating their elite athletes. Terry Francoina insisted on a SwimEx when he managed the Red Sox and thought it was so beneficial to the team the Cleveland [Read the Rest…]
SwimEx welcomes Paul Secondi as the newest member of its sales team. Paul holds a master’s degree in sports and fitness from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining SwimEx he was an assistant athletic trainer at Bucknell University, working in their sports medicine department. “This job is a perfect fit for me,” he says. “I have used [Read the Rest…]
Do SwimEx pools and plunge tanks give an edge to the pro and college teams who own them? Ask the UConn Huskies or the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats who are facing each other in the 2014 NCAA finals! Take a video tour of the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats state-of-the-art basketball suite at the Rupp Arena. The suite includes a pair of hot and cold SwimEx plunge tanks. The tour is [Read the Rest…]
The Practicum 5 Juniors at Simpson College show how much fun and effective a SwimEx pool can be. Post by Simpson College Athletic Training.
Rochester, NY – The University of Rochester Medical Center’s large rehab and conditioning center features a 1000T SwimEx Pool with an 8′ Extension, Woodway Treadmill, and deep well covers.
The amount of Physical Therapy Centers who offer aquatic therapy is on the rise. To keep up with the demand an increased number of colleges and universities are offering programs for aqua therapy and incorporating SwimEx pools on campus. If you live in Rhode Island you can visit University Physical Therapy. It is a full-time outpatient clinic available to patients from the University of Rhode Island and local community. The [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…]
Do you live in Arizona, New York or Wisconsin? No matter where in the country you may live, a pool can make a great lifestyle perfect! Think about the following: It’s Saturday, and you would be enjoying your weekend, had it not been for the crowds at your community gym. You love to swim laps, but don’t like the idea of sharing the lap pool with strangers. And while you [Read the Rest…]
Providence College Hockey Team (the Friars) is feeling the heat, and cold, with the installation of a pair of SwimEx hot and cold plunge tanks. The Friars will be able to use the tanks in their newly renovated Schneider Arena (check it out!) which is now now one of the finest on-campus facilities in the country. The cold plunge pool’s chiller system keeps the water temperatures at a therapeutic 50 [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!
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…]
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.
St. Louis University (SLU), home of the Billikens, has a brand-new, 10,600-seat Chaifetz Arena with a state-of-the-art sports medicine facility and a brand new SwimEx. The arena is also home to a three-story office and support building for the athletic department, new locker rooms and new strength and conditioning area. All 16 of their sports teams use the SwimEx for either rehabilitation, reconditioning or cardiovascular training, and the University uses [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…]