AIDA Introduces A Medical Section To Its Website


The International Association for the Development of Apnea has announced that its website will now include a medical section.

The section will cover a host of issues including:

  • Information about the Medical & Science Committee.
  • Medical Projects currently being undertaken.
  • A variety of medical documents and sources.
  • Medical recommendations related to freediving.
  • Information about freediving incidents and accidents.

The AIDA Medical & Science Committee undertakes a wide variety of activities including developing its own Doping Testing Procedure, creating a Medical Manual for competition organizers, and the creation of recommendations on medical assessments of athletes during competitions.

You can visit the AIDA Medical Section here.

Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for