Swimming, Injuries in

Swimming is a highly popular sport involving participants of all ages, various body types, and both genders. People take up the sport for leisure and cardiovascular exercise as well as competition. Swimming can be broadly defined as nearly any movement an individual can do in the water. For the purposes of this entry, the concept of swimming will be restricted to what is generally considered supervised lap swimming, using defined stroke techniques. There will also be some discussion of open-water swimming, which is a ...

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