Sports Medicine Resources for Swimming :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Swimming Resources

Swimmers are susceptible to a different kind of stress on their bodies than most other athletes. Swimmers must have excellent upper and lower body strength to be successful, and they must condition their respiratory systems to manage rigorous swimming activity. Below are some helpful ways to keep your body in its best swimming shape.

Injury Prevention Tips


Is Your Rotator Cuff a Sore Subject???
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Nutrition for the Active Athlete in All of Us
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External Resources

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How to Prevent Overuse Injuries in Swimming
Risks of Early Specialization for Youth Swimmers
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