"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.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Swimming".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Swimming".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Swimming" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Swimming" was a major or minor topic of these publication.