Swimming is a beloved summer pastime. There aren't many better ways to beat the heat than a refreshing dip in a pool, lake, or ocean. But pools and beaches can be very dangerous, too. In fact, diving is the number one sports-related cause of spinal cord injuries in the world!
It's important to arm yourself with the facts and latest safety tips so that you can have fun at the pool while still staying safe. Check out the infographic below for a selection of swimming pool safety statistics and advice from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) and other leading experts.
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