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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underwater_diving

Underwater diving is the practice of descending below the water's surface to conduct underwater activities. In ambient pressure diving, the diver is exposed to the pressure of the ... Atmospheric diving suits may be used to isolate the diver from the effects of high ambient pressure. Although not usually considered to be diving, ...

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-12151830

Jan 12, 2011 ... But the bodies of habitual freedivers, who hold their breath for minutes at a ... Underwater pressure constricts the spleen, squeezing out extra ...

www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/the-amazing-physiology-of-pearl-divers

Mar 28, 2016 ... There are about 2,000 “Ama” left in Japan—female pearl divers who ... increasing your blood pressure, and causing your heart rate to drop.

traveltips.usatoday.com/dangers-scuba-diving-2492.html

Most of these scuba diving dangers stem from the effects of the increased water pressure of the undersea environment, but there are also dangers posed by sea  ...

divingphysiology.wordpress.com/the-bends

He suggested that increasing pressure at depth would compress the lungs and .... For example, reports of accidents in pearl divers from the Tuamotu Islands ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1708-8305.1999.tb00865.x/pdf

for pearl gathering, as with the Ama divers ofJapan. The ... pearl divers of the Tuamotu archipelago. .... cern is the effect of pressure on the human body but we.

www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-a-squeeze-scuba-diving-2963246

May 9, 2017 ... A squeeze occurs in scuba diving when the pressure of the water ... However, a diver may feel the effects of increased water pressure on his ...

www.diversalertnetwork.org/health/heart/how-diving-affects-health

Scuba diving exposes you to many effects, including immersion, cold, hyperbaric gases, elevated breathing pressure, exercise and stress, as well as a postdive ...

dtmag.com/thelibrary/a-brief-history-of-diving-free-divers-bells-and-helmets

Dec 11, 2002 ... So to try and compensate somewhat for the increasing pressure on the ... Even Columbus found a thriving pearl-diving industry on the coast of ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/decompression_syndromes_the_bends/article_em.htm

Sep 30, 2016 ... Decompression sickness (DCS) is caused by the formation of bubbles of gas that occur with changes in pressure during scuba diving. It is also ...