With the Olympic swimming trials underway, its easy to get motivated to amp up our own swimming workouts. Take a look at some of the top exercise videos from SwimEx to help boost core strength and stamina in the pool:
SwimEx is making headlines for its entry into the Chinese market with sale of our largest therapeutic swimming pool to a hospital in Shaghai. Here’s the excerpt from the Fall River Herald: “A company in the city’s industrial park is expanding its market in a big way. SwimEx Inc. announced Friday that it is entering the Chinese market with the sale of its largest therapeutic swimming pool to a hospital in Shanghai. [Read the Rest…]
The Hamilton Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation in Montana is the latest facility to showcase the versatility of the SwimEx 1000 T pool on its website. The aquatic pool is handicap accessible with the use of our lift system. An easy enter/exit system makes for a comfortable transition into and out of the pool. The Hamilton office boasts a SwimEx 1000 T pool with current generating capabilities (.1 to 10 mph of current) to [Read the Rest…]
We already know we love the water, but finally somebody tells us why… In her new book, Swim: Why We Love the Water, published by PublicAffairs Books, Lynn Sherr reports that the benefits of regular swimming extend even to your mental health. According to the book description on Amazon.com, “Swim is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It’s an inquiry into why we swim—the lure, the hold, [Read the Rest…]
One of our most common questions from customers, “how do you install a SwimEx pool?” To help answer this question, we posted a bunch of videos on our website that show how the process is done. Here’s an example of a commercial installation from start to finish: COMMERCIAL INSTALLATION Our team of qualified field technicians work with our clients’ contractors with space layouts, CAD drawings and all those little details. [Read the Rest…]
Performance Fitness in California is a real innovator when it comes to bridging the gap between physical therapy and life long fitness. Aquatics is a key component. We are thrilled that this premier fitness center chose SwimEx and are delighted to hear positive results from its staff. Check out this review on their website: “We offer 2 state of the art SwimEx Pools. Nothing compares to a SwimEx Pool. [Read the Rest…]
Fall River,Mass.- The YMCA Healthy Living Center, located in Clive, Iowa, is on the leading edge of providing “medically integrated” programs in a unique healing environment. The center, which serves over 66,000, installed a 1000T SwimEx pool to provide a wider array of therapy options for patients. According to Medical Director Trina Radske-Suchan, “seeing the results from YMCA patients using the SwimEx pool has been a great motivator for my [Read the Rest…]
Authors: Robert D. Chetlin, Steven Wheeler, Shelby Crane, Cheryl W. Morris, Lori A. Sherlock The purpose of this retrospective pilot study was to determine if aquatic therapy (AT) intervention concurrent with occupational therapy (OT) yielded greater functional gains in stroke patients than OT treatment alone. A retrospective chart review was conducted evaluating subjective data from an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Morgantown, WV. Thirty-nine stroke survivor charts were examined. Patients who [Read the Rest…]
Kiltipper Woods Care Center located in Dublin, Ireland was established in 2004 and provides 24-hour nursing care to their residents as well as rehabilitation and residential accommodations. Their Rehabilitation unit consists of a new large physiotherapy department and SwimEx 1000T hydrotherapy pool. All hydrotherapy and exercise programs are conducted by highly skilled chartered physiotherapists. SwimEx just recently installed a state of the art Woodway Treadmill into this pool for even [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…]
Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men Swimming, water jogging, and aqua aerobics are lifetime physical activities that provide many health benefits comparable to those of walking and running. Research on the association between swimming and mortality is scarce, however. To evaluate the association between different types of physical activity and all-cause mortality, we studied 40,547 men age 20–90 years who completed a [Read the Rest…]
Pool temperature makes a difference in how you feel, how your clients feel and what type of therapeutic exercise you’ll use. Remember this concept: There are two ways to increase body heat: Internally and externally. If your water is warm (94 – 98º) your program should be passive (because you’re heating externally) and if you water is moderate (86 – 90º) your program can be more active (to create heat [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.