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Aquatic Handbook Lifetime (96 Edition)

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The Aquatic Handbook for Lifetime Fitness is organized by skills, allowing the instructor to set the order in which he/she teaches the material. With an emphasis on both learning and reinforcing aquatic skills, this book includes skill exercises and drills.

Synopsis:

This handbook covers aquatics-its history, preparation for entering the water, and building blocks-; stroke techniques; lap fitness training; water exercises (deep and shallow water techniques); additional water fitness activities, such as diving, synchronized swimming, cross-training, and pool games. It also covers ancillary topics which work toward setting a framework of a lifetime fitness activity, such as swimming tips at various stages of the lifespan, nutrition, and how to swim with physical and medical disabilities.

Table of Contents

Unit I. Introduction to Aquatics.
1. History and Background of Aquatics.

2. Preparing for Aquatic Fitness.

3. Building Blocks of Aquatics.

Unit II. Stroke Techniques.

4. Crawl Stroke.

5. Backstrokes.

6. Breaststroke.

7. Butterfly.

8. Sidestroke.

9. Turns and Push-Offs.

Unit III. Lap Fitness Training.

10. Lap Lingo for Conditioning.

11. 50 Ways to Leave the Gutter.

Unit IV. Water Exercise.

12. Introduction to Water Exercise Techniques.

13. Sample Shallow Water Exercises Techniques.

14. Deep Water Exercise.

15. W.E.T. Equipment for Aquatic Fitness.

16. Sport W. E. T. S. - Cross Training.

Unit V. Additional Water Fitness Activities.

17. Introduction to Diving.

18. Synchronized Swimming Starters.

19. Water Games.

20. Competitive Swimming and Triathlons: Take Your Marks!

21. Life Saving Emergency Safety Procedures.

Unit VI. Special Topics.

22. Other Water Environments.

23. Family Fitness.

24. Special Needs.

25. Nutrition.

26. Questions and Answers.

Appendices.

Appendix A. Personal and Progress Charts for the Student.

Appendix B. Charts and Forms for Class Instructor.

Appendix C. Aquatic Information Sources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205172078
Author:
Katz, Jane
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Oceanography
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Marine Biology
Subject:
Swimming
Subject:
Aquatic exercises
Subject:
Physical fitness -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Aquatic exercises -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
R 99 =
Publication Date:
January 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 0.7 in 499 gr

Related Subjects

Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Exercise
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Water Sports » Swimming

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"Synopsis" by , This handbook covers aquatics-its history, preparation for entering the water, and building blocks-; stroke techniques; lap fitness training; water exercises (deep and shallow water techniques); additional water fitness activities, such as diving, synchronized swimming, cross-training, and pool games. It also covers ancillary topics which work toward setting a framework of a lifetime fitness activity, such as swimming tips at various stages of the lifespan, nutrition, and how to swim with physical and medical disabilities.
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