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  • Breathing Studies Look at Links to Swimming

    A recent Irish study, released by the Department of Pediatrics at University College Cork found a link between years spent swimming and the development of asthma in 121 boys

  • Child Drowning Study Released

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Bethesda, Md., has released a report providing updated figures on drowning deaths, and pool and spa injuries related to children.

  • CDC Reports on Chemical Injuries

    In a recent Morbidity and Mortality report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found preventable injuries resulting from swimming pool chemicals cause as many as 5,200 emergency room visits every year.

  • For Sun-Safe Guards, Researchers Say Get Serious

    There’s a direct link between how seriously facilities take sun safety for swimmers and staff and the likelihood that guards will protect their own skin, according to research published in the skin-health journal Archives of Dermatology.

  • Swimming Leg Proves Deadly to Triathletes

    A study led by the Minneapolis Heart Institute’s Dr. Kevin Harris has found that triathlons at least double the risk of sudden death when compared with marathons, due largely to the swimming portion of the event.

  • Toddler Swim Instruction May Prevent Drowning

    A new study substantiates what aquatics professionals have long believed, and it may change the stance of a key pediatrics group

  • New Research Fuels Concern Over Asthma, Pools

    Several recently published studies are fueling speculation — and concern— about whether chlorine disinfection byproducts are linked to respiratory illnesses, including asthma.

  • New Research Fuels Concern Over Asthma, Pools

    Several recently published studies are fueling speculation — and concern — about whether chlorine disinfection byproducts are linked to respiratory illnesses, including asthma.

  • Aquatic Research

    When it comes to aquatic research, the National Swimming Pool Foundation has largely been at the forefront, founding the World Aquatic Health Conference.

  • Aquatics Research Institute Created

    In a bid to foster new and ongoing research on the health benefits and effects of aquatics, Washington State University researchers have announced the creation of the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute