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  • Resistance Is Not Futile

    The pool is a perfect place to perform progressive resistance exercise (PRE) or strength training during early rehab.

  • Safety Check

    With everything from hazardous chemicals to heavy equipment, aquatics facilities are a potential land mine for risk managers.

  • Season Openers

    With summer right around the corner, there’s no time like the present to begin thinking about lifeguard preparations for the upcoming season.

  • Ready for Your Close Up?

    When it comes to marketing ideas, most aquatics professionals are the equivalent of a fish out of water: They’d rather be in the water than talk about it.

  • Clearing the Air

    It was a brand-new indoor facility, and running a pool untouched by age, corrosion or out-of-date construction standards seemed like a dream come true

  • Letter of the Law

    With the Dec. 19 signing of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act of 2007, President Bush approved incentives for states to adopt comprehensive pool safety laws that will protect children from life-threatening injuries and death from pool …

  • Pre-Season Favorites

    Training of any kind can be referred to as a necessary evil

  • Radical Treatment

    Breakpoint chlorination is the established method taught in operator certification courses for removing combined chlorine in recreational water

  • Find Your Zen

    One of the most powerful techniques used in aquatic therapy today owes its origins to a poet and massage therapist

  • Heart Warming

    For generations, swimming has been the exercise recommendation of choice for children born with cystic fibrosis.