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Heat escape lessening position

The heat escape lessening position (HELP), is a way to position oneself to reduce heat loss in cold water. It is taught as part of the curriculum in North America for lifeguard training. It involves essentially positioning one's knees together and hugging them close to the chest using one's arms.

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