Major new study on benefits of swimming!!News
A new study that evidences the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming has been released today by Swim England. The report shows that the unique benefits of water make it the perfect place for people of all ages to exercise, particularly those with long term health conditions. The report also found evidence that swimmers live longer and regular swimming helps older people stay mentally and physically fit. Importantly, it also showed that participation in swimming lessons can help children to develop physical, cognitive and social skills quicker than those who do not have lessons.
- Swimming is uniquely placed to support people throughout their entire life.
- Swimming lowers the risk of early death by 28 per cent.
- Swimming lessons help children to develop skills quicker
The full Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Swimming report and Swim England’s response can be accessed via: j.mp/HealthCommissionReport