Category: Lower Extremity Disabilities

Adapted Aquatics Programming - 2nd Edition

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Adapted Aquatics Programming - 2nd Edition is an educational guide to adapted aquatics instructors of individuals with severe physical disabilities who want to perform accurate physical exertion in the water. It clarifies rationales for adapted aquatics programming, broadens the scope of and enriches traditional programs for people with disabilities, guides instructors in improving teaching methods and safety management, and educates professionals on providing safe and effective adapted aquatics programs. The second edition of Adapted Aquatics Programming: A Professional Guide is includes new material like up-to-date information on relevant legislation, guidelines on architectural accessibility, instructional strategies, equipment, safety management, and competitive and recreational aquatics activities. The authors provide readers with best practices in adapted aquatics programming, a description of the scope of traditional adapted programs with enrichment ideas, guidance in improving teaching methods and safety management, and instruction in providing safe and effective adapted aquatics programs. Contains references, practical tips, and safety precautions. It includes photographs and diagrams, life-experience scenarios that provide a reference point for the chapter ahead, and an objectives list for each chapter. It also offers ideas for using equipment and includes information about competitive and recreational aquatics activities.     
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  • Copyright: © 2007
  • Materials: Cloth Book.
  • Pages: 368.

Part I. Foundations of Adapted Aquatics. The authors explore foundational issues of adapted aquatics, including models of collaboration, inclusion, planning, program development, facilities, equipment, and supplies.

Part II. Facilitating Instruction. The authors lay out instructional strategies and detail how to build safe and effective programs. They also look at the specifc needs of program participants and issues related to aquatic fitness and rehabilitation. Part III. Program Enhancement. The authors provide information on enhancing a program conducting competitive and recreational activities.  


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Human Kinetics USA

Human Kinetics is organized into four divisions, each with a purpose of producing publications or educational programs. Human Kinetics publication divisions include Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (HPERD); Journals; Higher Education and Professional; and Consumer.

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