Scuba diving with back problems

Back problems plague a large number of people and cause a significant amount of disability, loss of work and recreation. Diving in many ways...

Trumpetfish: masters of camouflage

Trumpetfish adapt well to life on a shallow reef due to their ability to change color and pattern as well as their numerous hunting...

The best approach to snorkeling at dusk

Coral reefs are a vision of activity and color during the day but they offer an entirely different world as daylight fades. The nocturnal...

Women and diving

Physiological conditions that affect women divers are discussed. Among these are physical fitness, temperature adaptation, menstruation and pregnancy. Studies that clarify these issues are cited and...

Scuba quiz topic: Stress and panic

Stress and panic are two factors which cause diving accidents. The techniques on how divers can deal with pressure and prevent panic attacks during...

Diving medicine: cold and heat stress in diving

Underwater exposure can lead to body heat loss and the development of hypothermia. Thermal balance is best achieved by preventing direct contact between skin and...

Correcting vision for diving

A list of options are given for divers with vision problems. This includes masks with corrective lenses, gas permeable and soft contact lenses as well as disposable contact...

Ready to share air?

Tank pressure, hose length and the air consumption rate are some of the factors that are vital in the success of sharing air while...

Top 10 Best Slowpitch, Fastpitch Softball Bats Reviews 2017

There are different models of softball bats available on the market with promising characteristics such as more pop, improved swing and more distance. Picking...

Underwater Photography: Wide angle video

Techniques for wide angle underwater photography are presented. Underwater video photography enthusiasts need to utilize supplementary wide angle lenses on their camcorders to achieve...

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Healthy eating for divers: carbohydrates and fiber

Carbohydrates and fibers are two food components that are high in energy that skin divers should eat to build up their strength and stamina. Carbohydrate foods also...

Underwater Modeling: Interacting With Marine Life

Some of the most exciting underwater photographs published feature models with fish or other forms of marine life. Perhaps the general viewing public considers...

Women and diving

Physiological conditions that affect women divers are discussed. Among these are physical fitness, temperature adaptation, menstruation and pregnancy. Studies that clarify these issues are cited and...

Advanced diving: avoiding the pitfalls of computer diving

Dive computers can be very useful to divers, if these are used with common sense and caution. Since dive computer readings do not guarantee...

Several tips in photographing shipwrecks

Opportunities for shooting shipwrecks and other sunken, man-made objects are increasing for two reasons: More underwater videographers are traveling to locations that feature wrecks...