My MFA thesis project focuses on development of uni-sex training swimwear for competitive swimmers. I used a comprehensive literature review and interviews with coaches, swimmers, and physical therapists to come up with criteria for development of the prototype. I went through an iterative prototype process, including many versions that were tested by swimmers and modified based on feedback. The garment is worn over a traditional training suit.
Iterative Design of Training Swimwear to Address Swimming-Related Injury Risk Factors through Posture and Technique Control