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The Science Below the Surface

Kinesiology professor John Mercer turned a love of triathlons into a vector for research into wetsuit technology and underwater running.

Deep-water running can help athletes train without the risk of overuse injury that can occur on ground, according to UNLV kinesiology professor John Mercer. Pictured: Katsiaryna Afansyeva, a participant in Mercer's studies. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)

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