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Comprehensive information about diving and undersea medicine for the non-medical diver, the non-diving physician and the specialist.

Glen H. Egstrom, Ph.D.


Professor of Kinesiology, (Emeritus)
University of California, Los Angeles
Director, Underwater Kinesiology Laboratory
Faculty, 1954-to date


UCLA Master's Degree
University of Southern California Ph.D.


Principal Investigator, UCLA Diving Safety Research Project for the evaluation of diving equipment, emergency procedures and training methods 1965-1999
Diving Safety Officer
Scuba Training Program
1961- to date

National Association of Underwater Instructors
Past President, 1970-1975
Advisory Board, 1975-to date
Member, 1966-1999

Course Director or Training Director for 34 underwater instructor courses and special courses on recent developments in equipment for underwater work.

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine 1962-1999

Research Scientist, Naval Medical Research Institute, Environmental Stress Program, 1975-1988

Our World Underwater Scholarship Society Executive Committee, 1972-1992
Chairman, 1983-1987

National Swimming Pool Safety Committee, Steering Committee, Research Committee Chairman, 1987-1991

American Academy of Underwater Sciences, Executive Committee, 1980-1989
President, 1989

Member, 1980-1999

National Association Search and Rescue
Member, 1988-1999
Diving Safety Advisor to Diving Safety and Water Rescue Committee, 1992

Council for National Cooperation in Aquatica, Member, 1981-1992
National Advisory Committe on Aquatic Safety, 1986-1992

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, 1970-1999

NAUI, Leonard Greenstone Dive Safety Award, 1976
NOGI Award, Underwater Society of America
Distinguished Service, 1969
Science, 1982

Oceaneering International Award - Undersea Medical Society

DEMA Reaching Out Award, 1989; DEMA Hall of Fame, 1989


Over 100 publications related to aquatic sports and scuba diving safety, including the Diving Equipment and Human Performance chapters in the publication, 'Diving Medicine' edited by Alfred A. Bove, W.B. Saunders, 1997.

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