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James Magnussen in shape for Rio

Check out James in his latest ad for Aikon watches.  He looks like he is shape to win Gold at the upcoming Rio Olympics. We wish him  and all the athletes all the best.    

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Anterior hip pain with swimming

Swimming is a popular activity for many people, as it provides a great fitness effect without placing undue stress or load on the body. However the sport does come with its share of injuries, especially those training and competing at … Continue reading

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Emily Seebohm: The girl with the Midas touch

Image (c) Swimming Australia Australian swimming has a new golden girl in the form of Brisbane backstroker Emily Seebohm who tonight took her world title gold medal tally to three at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan with a … Continue reading

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Bronte’s time to shine as Mitch backs up to take rare double gold

Image (c) Swimming Australia She has been in the shadow of her big sister since she started swimming but tonight it was Bronte Campbell’s turn to shine on the world’s biggest stage when she created family history on a victorious … Continue reading

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Silver lining and Cam still smiling

Image (c) Swimming Australia Australia’s Cam McEvoy has been out-touched for gold by a fingernail in a thrilling 100m freestyle final on the fifth night of action at the FINA World Championships in Kazan. The 21-year-old Gold Coaster claimed the … Continue reading

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Big Mack digs deep for 800m freestyle bronze

Image (C) Swimming Australia Young gun Mack Horton showed just how tough a competitor he is to claim a deserved bronze medal in tonight’s 800 metres freestyle final on the fourth night of the FINA World Championships in Kazan. It … Continue reading

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Golden night for Dolphins as backstrokers rule the pool

Australian backstrokers Emily Seebohm, Mitch Larkin and Madi Wilson ruled the pool on a golden night for the Dolphins at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan tonight. In Australia’s finest single night since the 2005 World titles in Montreal, … Continue reading

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A Swimmer’s Off Season

In some sports the “off season break” is a substantial amount of time, months even. Not so in swimming. A 2 week break in May and maybe a week in September. A few days at Christmas if you’re lucky. In … Continue reading

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2013 State Teams Short Course Championships

2013 State Teams Short Course Championships Physiohealth’s Scott Rolph recently returned from the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra where the 2013 State Teams Short Course Championships were held.  The event saw many of Australia’s future swimming stars competing in … Continue reading

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How To – SAPP

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How To – Upper Traps and Levator Scapula Stretch

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How To – Thoracic Rotation Sustained Hold

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How To – Hip Flexor Stretch

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How To – Swimmer’s Catch & Pull Exercise

Megan demonstrates a swimming specific exercise that works on the retraction of the shoulder as it comes back through (specific to the freestyle stroke). This exercise is designed to strengthen the retractors in a swimming specific position.

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2012 Swim Nationals Report – Scott Rolph

The first National Swimming Meet following the London 2012 Olympics was always going to be an interesting affair. 2 staff members from Physiohealth were selected to work with the Victorian Institute of Sport Team at the 2012 Australian National Short … Continue reading

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2012 Junior Pan Pacific Games, Hawaii

PhysioHealth has recently returned from the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Games in Honolulu Hawaii where they headed the Physiotherapy team for 33 junior Australian swimmers. Athletes competing at the Games are Australia’s next Olympic hopefuls, with the Games providing a magnificent … Continue reading

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Justin's report from his trip to the Swimming World Cup

Justin McEvoy travelled as the team physiotherapist with the Australian swim team that competed in the Asia world cups during November. The team consisted of some older swimmers seeking their form for another Olympic campaign. Brenton Rickard the world record … Continue reading

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Justin’s report from his trip to the Swimming World Cup

Justin McEvoy travelled as the team physiotherapist with the Australian swim team that competed in the Asia world cups during November. The team consisted of some older swimmers seeking their form for another Olympic campaign. Brenton Rickard the world record … Continue reading

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