Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships

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  • Olympic Sports History

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    Olympic sports is a world competition, and there are a variety of world records. Cesar Cielo, from Brazil swam 20.91 in a 50 meter freestyle in 2009, as well as the 100m freestyle the same year. Paul Biedermann from Germany swam the 200m and 400m freestyle race in 1;42 and 3:40 in 2009. Zhang Lin from China swam the 800m freestyle in 7:32 in 2009. Sun Lang from China swam the 1500 m freestyle in 2009. Liam Tancock from Great Britain swam the 50m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009. Ryan Murphy from from

  • Olympic History Essay

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    The Olympic sports are a world competition, and there are a variety of world records. Cesar Cielo, from Brazil swam 20.91 in a 50 meter freestyle in 2009, as well as the 100m freestyle the same year. Paul Biedermann of Germany swam the 200m and 400m freestyle race in 1;42 and 3:40 in 2009. Zhang Lin from China swam the 800m freestyle in 7:32 in 2009. Sun Lang from China swam the 1500 m freestyle in 2009. Liam Tancock from Great Britain swam the 50m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009. Ryan Murphy from from

  • My Sister Candice And I Were Sitting At Silence

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    wait for our friend Savannah to come and pick us up at the airport and take us to the hotel where we were all staying. Savannah was working at the Olympic trials so she and her dad Chuck had came a week earlier to help out. Chuck is the CEO of USA swimming, which is why we got to watch the trials in Omaha. We arrived to Savannah’s room and now we were

  • Nasa Spin-Off Technologies

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    many people around the world, whether it be artificial limbs, cochlear implants, solar energy, GPS or water purifiers. But one particular invention has directly affected me and more than 25,000 other people in the United States. NASA has also helped SpeedoUSA develop the LZR Racer, the world’s fastest swimsuit in 2007 and 2008. In fact, during the Beijing Olympics, every gold medal was a swimmer wearing a LZR Racer. (Gerbis, 2009) The suit helped athletes break seventeen world records. I have been

  • Freestyle Swimming Is A Category For A Swim Competition

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    Freestyle swimming is a category for a swim competition. Swimming has known to be around for more than 10,000 years and freestyle swimming was one of the most common forms of swimming. In the 1830’s swimming became more of a competitive sport. By 1837 the NSS was holding swimming competitions in England. The sport grew popular in the 1880’s and there was three hundred regional clubs across the country. International Swimming Federation (FINA), had the rules of what freestyle is. It had

  • Exploring The Art Of Swim Team

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    The Four Strokes There are four swimming strokes called, Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle. Some Simple Techniques There are some very helpful and easy techniques that you can learn to help you out with your swimming. Relays Have you ever wondered what Relays are? Diving 101 Diving is easy, once you do it a couple of times. In competitive swimming, a good dive off the starting block is completely

  • PARAPLEGIA ESSAY

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    Abstract Approximately 11,000 spinal cord injuries involving Paraplegia are reported in the United States yearly. These injuries occur as a result of automobile and motorcycle accidents, falls, sporting accidents, and gunshot wounds; although, it is also caused by congenital conditions. When the spinal nerve signals below the level of the injury is partially cut off from the brain, this results in Paraplegia disability. This is an impairment of motor or sensory function of the lower extremities

  • Speedo Innovation

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    Speedo innovation: Swimwear companies have invested millions designing high-performance suits for the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Can design help swimmers finish faster? Following the 2004 Athens Olympics, officials at swimwear giant Speedo had good reason to celebrate: Athletes clad in their latest suits at the time, called Fastskin FSII, won 46 medals in the pool. Yet when the company 's in-house design team, Aqualab, gathered soon after the games at company headquarters in Nottingham, Britain

  • Speedo Innovation

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    is the world's top-selling swimwear brand. The brand's history of innovation began that year, as Speedo introduced the Racerback suit - the world's first non-wool suit allowing greater freedom of motion. Soon after, Swedish swimmer Arne Borg set a world record in Speedo swimwear, establishing the brand in the hearts and minds of swimmers and the general public. From the first racerback in the 1920's, Speedo has been behind many of the major innovations in swimwear. In the 1950's the brand created

  • Physical Fitness

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    Physical education (often abbreviated Phys. Ed. or P.E.) or gymnastics(gym or gym class) is a course taken during primary and secondary educationthat encourages psychomotor learning in a play or movement exploration setting. Physical education trends have developed recently to incorporate a greater variety of activities. Introducing students to activities like bowling, walking/hiking, or Frisbee at an early age can help students develop good activity habits that will carry over into adulthood.

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