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The term panic circle is commonly used to describe the escalating anxiety that causes divers to behave irrationally.

When a diver encounters some stress underwater, real or imagined, his/her breathing and heart rate accelerates. Since the density of the air inhaled by the diver is higher at depth, the efficiency ...

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‘It’s a numbers game …‘

While scuba diving is a physical recreation, unlike many other sports activities it is hedged in on all sides by mathematical formulae and scientific elements.

Even the novice scuba diver needs to be familiar with pressure/depth/volume relationships, the ...

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Dive computers have been used extensively in recreational diving for the last 25 years with a low incidence of decompression sickness (DCS). Statistics show that dive computers generally provide a safer alternative to tables simply because they are (mostly) foolproof. They require no user interface ...

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REAL-WORLD SCUBA ACCIDENTS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Captain Michael R. Ange, author of ‘Diver Down’, wears many hats in the diving industry, including Managing Director of the Americas Division for the Professional Scuba Association International and contributing ...


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