advertisement
13 August 2004

How can I learn to be a diver?

If you have a fear of heights or the water, this is not the sport for you!

0

Who should opt for another sport
Fear of heights and fear of water would preclude you from diving. Lower back injuries may also need to be monitored.

More about the basics
One surprising exercise for divers is simply being turned around on a swivel chair. This affects the vestibular system of the brain and helps train it to deal with spinning and changes in direction – indispensable for an airborne diver.

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Mental health & your work »

How open are you about mental illness in the workplace?

Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help

If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips.

Sleep & You »

Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia

6 things that are sabotaging your sleep

Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.