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August 23, 2016
If you're injured, swimming might be a great way to aid your rehabilitation process. Learn how hitting the pool can help heal the body.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
Categorized as: Rehabilitation
Tagged with: exercise, rehabilitation, swimming
August 17, 2016
Learn about the risks of recreational water illness and what you can do to protect yourself at the beach or the pool.
Categorized as: Family Health, Safety
Tagged with: safety, swimming, water
July 17, 2016
All athletes need fuel to power them. Learn more about the dietary needs of competitive swimmers, including nutrition tips and guidelines.
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: nutrition, sports, swimmers diet, swimming
July 13, 2016
Shallow-water blackout is a dangerous condition that occurs when swimmers faint underwater. Learn about shallow-water blackout and how to prevent it.
Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: shallow-water blackout, swimming
June 28, 2016
Swimming lessons for kids teach them basic water skills, but lessons don't prevent drowning. Keep your kids safe with these basic water safety tips.
Categorized as: Pediatrics, Safety
Tagged with: back to school, pool safety, swim lessons, swimming
February 1, 2016
A well-structured and organized youth sports program can provide many benefits and positive experiences for young athletes. Learn more.
Categorized as: Fitness, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, youth sports participation
April 18, 2015
Training for a half or full marathon with a spring race day means the majority of your training falls in the winter. Learn how cross training can help.
Categorized as: Fitness, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: cross training, cycling, indoors, marathon, running, swimming, training, training indoors
January 29, 2015
Ah, vacation! Get ready to kick back, relax, and enjoy some well-deserved time away. But don't forget to exercise! Follow these easy tips to get started.
Medically Reviewed by Sports Medicine
Categorized as: Fitness, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: biking, cycling, jogging, running, swimming, vacation, walking
January 19, 2015
See our tips below for fun indoor—and a few outdoor for those who wish to brave the cold—ideas for keeping your kids active in the winter.
Medically Reviewed by Pediatrics
Categorized as: Fitness, Pediatrics
Tagged with: active, basketball, bowling, energy, exercise, frostbite, gymnastics, ice skating, kids, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, wellness center, winter, winter sports teams