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  Swimming is a good form of exercise
Resistance swimming can be done either against a stream of water set in motion by a (usually) self-contained mechanical device (often termed a swimming machine) or by holding the swimmer stationary by means of elastic attachments.
In competitive swimming, excessive leg muscles can be seen as a disadvantage as they consume more oxygen, which would be needed for the muscles in the arms, although this depends on the swimming style.
The swimming position on the breast allows full flexibility of the arm in the water, as compared to the backstroke, where the hands cannot be moved easily along the back of the spine.
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Swimming in general is the flotation of an object in a liquid due to its buoyancy or lift.
Swimming and related waters ports are done for a number of purposes.
However, during swimming the body is cooled down almost instantly as the surrounding water is usually cooler than the body temperature, reducing the number of calories burnt.
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Several swimming styles are suitable for recreational swimming; most recreational swimmers prefer a style that keeps their head out of the water and has an underwater arm recovery.
Swimming is also used in marine biology to observe plants and animals in their natural habitat.
Swimming is primarily an aerobic exercise due to the long exercise time, requiring a constant oxygen supply to the muscles, except for short sprints where the muscles work anaerobically.
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 List of swimming styles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of swimming styles commonly known and swum.
It is possible to swim by moving only legs without arms or only arms without legs; such strokes may be used for special purposes, for training or exercise, or by amputees and paralytics: see paralympic swimming.
Snorkeling: Swimming on the breast using a snorkel, usually in combination with masks and fins.
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 Wikinfo | Swimming
Swimming is also a crucial part of other sports, such as water polo, synchronized swimming and triathlon.
But swimming and diving is also often used in Marine biology to observe plants and animals in their natural habitat.
Furthermore, swimming is usually done wile exposing most of the body to sunlight, especially some areas usually covered (around the rims of the bathing suit) or in the shade (the back of the knees).
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If an official catches a swimmer breaking a rule concerning the stroke he or she is swimming, that swimmer is said to be disqualified (commonly referred to as a "DQ") and the swim is not considered valid.
In swim meets masters are allowed to compete in the 50, 100 and 200 of backstroke, fly and breaststroke and the 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1650 of freestyle.
Swimming is primarily an aerobic exercise due to the long exercise time, requiring a constant oxygen supply to the muscles, except for short sprints where the muscles work anaerobic exerciseanaerobically.
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 The MOST Important Aspect of Swimming
Dryland swim machines such as the DrySwim Trainer promotes the user to use the core muscles that are needed to rotate the hips and shoulder from one side to the other.
Occasionally swim a few lengths alternating several strokes with the head carried high in the water and several strokes with the head positioned lower in the water.
Swim benches and swim sleds are both units on which the swimmers lie in a prone position and simulate a swimming stroke, usually butterfly.
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 List of swimming styles: Encyclopedia II - List of swimming styles - Recreational Styles
There are a large number of different recreational swimming styles, commonly known among swimmers as strokes.
This style is very popular for recreational swimmers and also for rescue swimmers approaching a victim.
Snorkeling: Swimming on the breast using a snorkel, usually in combination with masks and fins.
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 Freestyle Swimming Stroke - DiabeticSuppliesFree.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For medley swimming freestyle is any style except breaststroke backstroke and butterfly Feet first swimming A very slow stroke on the back where a breaststroke movement with the The Coaches Information Service provides the latest sports science information for coaches and athletes to use in their quest to improve performance.
Swim the Freestyle Stroke The freestyle is known as the fastest swim stroke.
Swimming Speed, Stroke Rate and Stroke Length during Maximal 100 M Freestyle Swim in Boy-Swimmers 11-16 Years of Age...
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 Athlete Rating - AllSportRating.com - Swimming and Diving Athlete Rating
Several swimming styles are suitable for recreational swimming; most recreational swimmers prefer a style that keeps their head out of the water and with an underwater arm recovery.
Breaststroke, side stroke, 'dog paddle', are the most common stokes utilized in recreational swimming, but the out-of-water arm recovery of freestyle or Butterfly gives rise to better exploitation of the difference in resistance air and water.
Swimming is studied to improve the performances of competitive swimmers.
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 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - A.J. Styles
A week later, Styles reached what is perhaps the pinnacle of his career, winning a three-way dance that included Raven and Jeff Jarrett to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
Styles added to his list of titles, defeating Christopher Daniels and Chris Sabin to win the Maximum Pro Wrestling Television Championship on September 12th, 2003.
Styles has rebounded with a feud against Sean Waltman and advancing in the Super X tournament.
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 Diphy - Digital Philately - View Stamp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Swimming is a technique that humans, and other animals, use to move through water using only movements of the body, for exercise, fun and competition.
Resistance swimming can be done either against a stream of moving water (often termed a swimming machine) or by holding the swimmer stationary with elastic attachments.
Swimming is primarily an aerobic exercise due to the long exercise time, requiring a constant oxygen supply to the muscles, except for short sprints where the muscles work anaerobically.
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 Cool Running :: Swimming for Cross-Training
Swimming is a zero impact sport, and as the least stressful cross-training activity it's ideal when coming back from injury.
It's true that swimming gives the most severely stressed running muscles a bigger break than biking or cross-country skiing, but it also uses many muscles that running neglects completely.
Swimming also demands special attention to your breathing patterns, and the control you learn in the pool can translate to more efficient breathing during difficult running sessions and races.
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 Swimming World: Industry News
The 2005 FINA World Championships in Montreal proved to be her most standout competition to date with Hoff capturing gold in the 200 and 400 individual medley and in the 800 free relay.
Her American-record swim in the 200 I.M. was the second-fastest performance of all time.
Hans won a swimming Olympic Silver medal in the 1972 Olympics and was Germany’s Sportsman of the Year for three consecutive years.
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 Pool Styles, Swimming Pool Styles, Cost of a Pool
Choosing to install a swimming pool is more than just location; size, shape, functional use, and building code restrictions are simply a few details to consider with a swimming pool design.
An effective swimming pool design will encompass all essentials for the homeowner as well as the property and many options are available from the simple to the elaborate; and both in-ground and above-ground pools offer many appealing features.
Swimming accidents are becoming more and more common, and the highest number of drowning accidents happens with young children.
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 Learning Styles
In the midst of this, however, there exists a growing number of educators who recognize that children learn in different ways, but there is considerable disagreement over the exact nature of these differences.
If you are interested in learning more about the learning styles proposed by Gardner, I suggest you read Armstrong's book, which is a good introduction to this subject.
When you have completed the evaluation, send a copy of the results to your Oak Meadow teacher (if you are enrolled in Oak Meadow School) so that he or she can have a better understanding of the way in which your child learns.
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 Swimming Pool Information Swimming Styles
There are four swimming styles commonly swum in competitions.
Water polo stroke: This stroke is used for water polo and is similar to front crawl, but with head above the water and a slightly inward curved arm to keep the ball between the arms and in front of the head.
Rescue tube swimming: The lifeguard pulls a flotation device, which is pushed forward when approaching the victim.
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 Course Listings
This course is designed to introduce students with no previous swimming experience to water adjustment and beginning level skills such as: bobbing, kicking, floating and simple stroking.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the sport of triathlons integrating the discipline of running, cycling, and swimming.
Students will explore the jazz style in greater complexity plus gain an increased understanding of jazz music as it is related to jazz dance.
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Swimming is the method by which living creatures move themselves through water in a method not involving simply walking on the bottom.
Leisurely swimming, such as at a beach, in a lake, or in a pool, implies good fortune and easy living ahead, unless the weather is bad, in which case danger could result from doing the wrong thing at the wrong place at the wrong time.
Swimming was initially one of the seven agilities of knights during the Middle Ages, including swimming with armour.
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 Team Bath / Swimming
Quite literally the swimming programme caters for babies through to Olympic medallists – from “learn to swim” to performance academies - and, if a young child shows an aptitude for the sport, there is a well-defined pathway to make it to the top.
The Team Bath Swimming Club (formerly known as the University of Bath Swimming Club) was formed in December 1996 and quickly developed into a major force in British Swimming.
The University of Bath Swimming Club member won the 50m freestyle final in a time of 22.30 seconds at the British Championships in Sheffield at the tender age of 37.
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 beRecruited.com: About Swimming & Swimming History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The competitive swimming's governing body is FINA, and there are four swimming disciplines regulated by it, swum over different distances.
Events are held at distances of 4×50 m freestyle (short 25 lane only), 4×100 m freestyle and 4×200 m freestyle.
Events are held at distances of 100 m (short 25 m lane only), 200 m, and 400 m.
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 Swimming Clothes - Wholesale Directory
Swimming clothes for pool and see, for man and woman, for boys and girls.
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Swimming is perhaps one of the most enjoyable sports known to woman, one of life's true pleasures!
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 Bodybuilding.com - Swimming Articles!
The following is a short list of the most common forms of cardiovascular exercise, with the advantages and disadvantages of each one.
There are a few different styles of the breaststroke so I'm going to show you the 'best' most efficient way.
Everybody who has tried to swim the butterfly stroke for the first time learns, usually the hard way, that butterfly takes tremendous coordination and strength.
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 Bali Hotels Villas in Bali - Complete List of Bali Villas, Hotels, Tour and Activities in Bali
Sekar Sari Villas is designed in traditional Balinese style with all the amenities expected from 5 Star properties.
We have available a variety of different styles of houses and luxury villas with swimming pool.
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 UMass Dartmouth Athletics - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bentley swept their swimming matches against the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth at the Dana Center swimming pool Saturday.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's swimming team got a record-breaking performance from senior Meagan Coache (New Bedford, MA/New Bedford HS), but fell to Eastern Connecticut State, 148-114, in their first home match of the season at the Tripp Athletic Center pool Wednesday evening.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's swimming team won four events at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational, held Saturday at the Roger Williams University pool.
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 Women's Swimming - Official Athletic Site of the Washington State University Cougars
The Washington State University swim team sits at ninth place after the first day of competition at the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas.
Washington State swimming set three Gibb Pool records Friday en route to capturing their third victory in program history over archrival Washington.
Washington State swimming took their first loss of the season at the hands of No. 1 California as the Golden Bears swam to a 158-102 victory Saturday at the Spieker Aquatics Complex.
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 A List Apart: Articles: Separation Anxiety: The Myth of the Separation of Style from Content
Separating style from content is like the training wedge in skiing, practiced in the first lessons, abandoned with a little skill.
My aversion to a rule-of-thumb separating style from content comes partly from a belief that some style is content.
The Cascading Style Sheets specification is aimed squarely at appeasing paper designers and quenching their neglected thirst to express in familiar ways.
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 CyberSleuthkids: Sports - Swimming
This is a List of swimming styles commonly known and swum.
They are grouped into competition style swimming, recreational swimming...
Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water.
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 Aluminum Fence, Swimming Pool Fences and Aluminum Railings - Aluminum Fence Specialists
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