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Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming

Director, Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming: Joel Stager

Swedish swimmers train for world championship at IUB swim center

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The Swedish National Swim Team is in Bloomington practicing at the Indiana University Outdoor Pool and the Counsilman/Billingsley Aquatic Center in preparation for the World Swimming Championships in Montreal. Full Story >>

Living Well

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March's tips discuss swimming and aging, Tiger Woods, golfing tips for people with disabilities and golf course operators, and a potential housing crisis involving adult children with developmental disabilities. Full Story >>

Living Well for October

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This month's Living Well tips discuss chocolate milk as an ideal after-exercise recovery drink, a fall educational activity for children, minimizing the negative impact of divorce on children, and stress related to cigarette smoking. Full Story >>

Tipsheet: Summer Olympics in Athens

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The following Indiana University professors can offer insights on the Olympic Games to be held Aug. 13-29 in Athens, Greece. Full Story >>

Researchers look for link between anti-aging and swimming

Indiana University Bloomington researchers will assess swimmers at the United States Masters Swimming Short Course National Championship, which will be held April 22-25, as part of anti-aging research. Professor of Kinesiology Joel Stager will be able to discuss this and predictions for swim times at the 2004 Olympic trials and the Olympics. Stager's statistical approach to swim times has in the past called into question claims of "fast" swimsuits and can be used, for example, to predict the chances that U.S. 1,500 meter swimmers can set a world record (thus winning $1 million). Full Story >>

Indiana University research center to study science of swimming

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A research center to study swimming is being created at the Indiana University School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) to honor legendary IU swim coach James "Doc" Counsilman. Full Story >>