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Ten More Common Myths of Cold Water Swimming

Following the previous Ten Common Myths of Cold Water Swimming. There are quite a few myths, most probably better described as misunderstandings, about cold water and cold water swimming....



Aldo Matos da Costa Discusses Development of Youth Swimmers

1. Please introduce yourself to the readers (how you started in the profession, education, credentials, experience, etc.).I did my undergraduate and master's degree in Physical Education ...


Dolphin Kicking

Take Home Points:Elite swimmers may not use a symmetrical dolphin kicking strategy.The undulatory underwater sequence, dolphin kick, is one of the most important but unexplored phases in ...


Warm up before a Swim Meet to Boost Performance

Swim warm ups aren’t for show. This lightweight exercise brews copious benefits that would be filtered if skipped. Understanding why swim warm ups are important and what you can do to max...










Vintage Bathing Suit Travel Themed Advertising Illustrations

I was tickled pink the other day when I came across a book with these wonderful travel themed swimwear illustrations.I've decided I'm going back today to rescue this little gem as it was ...




Us Old Swimmers...

This was an article submitted to Swimming Science. Although it lacks scientific literature orreferences, it's anecdotes provide an necessary look into the possible long-term effects of th...




Ten Common Myths of Cold Water Swimming

You know how one can reliably tell that summer is certainly over? I start writing about cold water.   Let’s kick the winter swimming season off, shall we? Okay, I know the wate...


Nike’s New Tanks Offer Superior Comfort Ideal For Competition

Searching for the best competition swimwear for women? Nike has unveiled a brand new design of spider back tanks for women, that aren’t just stylish, they’re extremely comfortable. Nike D...



Do Elite Swimmers Train in the Last Century, or the Sport Science Up-to-Date?

The following is a guest submission from Gian Mario Migliaccio PhD. It is a case study of how elite Ukranian swimmers are being monitored on land and in the water throughout the season.&n...