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Respect the water campaign

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Professor Mike Tipton interviewed as part of the RNLI's 2018 respect the water campaign about the body's reactions to cold water and how to use that knowledge to avoid drowning by relaxing and floating before trying to save yourself  

Period23 May 2018 → 16 Aug 2018

References

TitleFloat, don't swim, if you fall in cold water, say academics
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletReuters/Video
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/08/18
DescriptionResearch conducted by the University of Portsmouth says cold water shock response, rather than hypothermia, is the main risk of falling into cold water. Thuy Ong reports
Producer/AuthorThuy Ong
URLhttps://uk.reuters.com/video/2018/08/16/float-dont-swim-if-you-fall-in-cold-wate?videoId=455175219&videoChannel=4000&channelName=Technology
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleRespect the water
Media name/outletBBC News
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionProfessor Mike Tipton interviewed as part of the RNLI's 2018 respect the water campaign about the body's reactions to cold water and how to use that knowledge to avoid drowning by relaxing and floating before trying to save yourself
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleRespect the water
Media name/outletBBC Radio
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionProfessor Mike Tipton interviewed as part of the RNLI's 2018 respect the water campaign about the body's reactions to cold water and how to use that knowledge to avoid drowning by relaxing and floating before trying to save yourself
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleRNLI national drowning prevention campaign reveals how floating can save your life
Media name/outletCornwall Live
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionProfessor Mike Tipton interviewed as part of the RNLI's 2018 respect the water campaign about the body's reactions to cold water and how to use that knowledge to avoid drowning by relaxing and floating before trying to save yourself
Producer/AuthorShannon Hards
URLhttps://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/rnli-national-drowning-prevention-campaign-1597854
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleCoastal Deaths 2017: RNLI Says ‘Floating’ Saves Lives
Media name/outletPublic
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionReports that last year's RNLI respect the water 'float' campaign, on which Professor Mike Tipton was the main adviser, saved seven lives.
URLhttps://www.publicnow.com/view/BECC7148198FE14B3E827C701EA342F44FE08991
PersonsMike Tipton
Title'One drowning is too many': RNLI hails success of 'floating' technique as it urges beachgoers to stay safe'
Media name/outletDorset Echo
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionFloating saved seven people from drowning last year, according to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution - which is calling for people to adopt the technique if they find themselves struggling in cold water.
Producer/AuthorJoshua Kirby
URLwww.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/16242278._One_drowning_is_too_many___RNLI_hails_success_of__floating__technique_as_it_urges_beachgoers_to_stay_safe/#provider_moreover
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleHow the Baywatch movie helped save the life of a Gateshead teenager
Media name/outletChronicle Live
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionEvan Chrisp described how an RNLI advert before the film offered life saving advice he put into practice
Producer/AuthorMike Kelly
URLhttps://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/how-baywatch-movie-helped-save-14691640
PersonsMike Tipton
Title'Floating' technique helped save lives, says RNLI
Media name/outletCornish Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionThe RNLI has today announced seven people claimed a ‘floating’ technique helped save their life in 2017, after the charity advocated this as a key survival skill last summer.
URLwww.cornish-times.co.uk/article.cfm?id=116023&headline=%27Floating
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleRNLI national drowning prevention campaign reveals how floating can save your life
Media name/outletPlymouth Live
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionRNLI national drowning prevention campaign reveals how floating can save your life
Producer/AuthorShannon Hards
URLhttps://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/local-news/rnli-national-drowning-prevention-campaign-1597854
PersonsMike Tipton
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