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Swimming

"Swimming" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Swimming" by people in this website by year, and whether "Swimming" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2010
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