ERIC Number: ED244915
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-30
Reference Count: 0
Rhythmic Gymnastics: A Challenge with Balls and Ropes.
Bennett, John P.
Rhythmic gymnastics is an outgrowth of rhythmic and dance gymnastics and promotes good posture, strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, along with appreciation of music and movement together. The current status of rhythmic gymnastics and its historical development are briefly discussed. Descriptions are given of rhythmic gymnastic activities involving basic movements and practice with balls, ropes, hoops, and ribbons attached to wands. The composition of routines for rhythmic gymnastic activities and their application and use in current physical education programs are discussed. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Rhythmic Gymnastics
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Anaheim, CA, March 29-April 2, 1984).