Health in Sports: Swimming
Common Injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Low back strain
  • Long head biceps tendonitis
Strength and Conditioning
  • Shoulder weight bearing exercises
    • Single arm plank holds
    • As above, with trunk rotation
  • Prone on gym ball
    • Shoulder hitchhikers
    • T's
    • Superman's
  • Planks, side planks, and core stabilization exercises
Prevention
  • Foam roller pectorals stretch
  • Psoas, quadriceps and hamstring stretching
  • Avoid slouched postural positioning