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Underwater Treadmill Includes Unique Gait Analysis System The Aqua Inspire gait analysis system is the first system to be incorporated in an underwater treadmill where sensor mats underneath the treadmill belt measure force and pressure whilst patients are exercising on the treadmill. The system will scan and capture accurate force, pressure and spatialtemporal parameters meaning a therapist can easily compare left and right sides with symmetry tables and use gait cycle tables to provide insights into stride length, time, velocity and more. As gait issues can be indicative of underlying health problems, identifying and addressing abnormalities and asymmetries is of the utmost importance. Gait information can be displayed in a variety of ways including graphs, pressure profiles, tables or charts to enable therapists to identify and assess asymmetries, abnormalities or treatment effectiveness. Images of three regions of the foot can

be displayed for detailed analysis of how the foot is functioning during gait. The system provides easy comparison of pre and post treatment conditions.

Offering the ultimate in aquatic therapy, Swimming Pool Fitness recently installed this unique treadmill solution in a stainless steel hydrotherapy pool with a moving pool floor. The technologically advanced product, controlled by a touch screen, included an electronic incline and was integrated into the floor which can then be lowered to the required depth depending the condition being treated or desired exercise regime. Swimming Pool Fitness 01299 252575

A Crystal Clear Solution To Automatic Dosing More and more pool owners are discovering the benefits of outsourcing their dosing needs to automated systems but while automatic chemical dosing can be a blessing for pool owners and a great profit centre for the industry, not every company can deliver the specialist knowledge or resources required. Golden Coast Managing Director Jamie Adams explained: “For owners, there are crystal-clear benefits to automatic dosing systems. It removes a lot of effort attached to pool ownership, such as avoiding chemical dosing mistakes, eliminating time spent testing and – above all else – ensuring your water is clean and clear. “But, while we’ve seen this market grow, it’s not been the easiest opportunity for our industry to respond to. For many in the trade, any potential profits are seemingly outweighed by the commitment companies must make. “As well as increasing your

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knowledge on the subject, any company serious about automatic dosing must take on additional staff and ensure training needs are met.” Golden Coast set out to find a simple solution to this problem. “We wanted to provide an easy-to-use service which would allow every pool company to offer chemical dosing – without increasing overheads or creating a lot of extra work,” explained Jamie. At SPATEX 2017, the company revealed a solution – Crystal. Designed to make life easier for pool companies and their customers, the thirdparty automatic dosing service equips trade businesses for every possibility. Through Crystal, pool companies can outsource every step of the automatic chemical dosing process to Crystal’s team of experienced engineers. These professionals possess the knowledge, skills and training necessary to do everything from conducting a free site survey to specifying equipment and service

requirements, right through to delivering a planned maintenance schedule.

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) February 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) February 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...