ERIC Number: ED106236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Swimnastics Is Fun.
This document provides a guide to various recreational swimming and conditioning programs designed as a means of attaining and maintaining physical fitness through water activities while the body is submerged in water. Part 1, "Swimnastics Theory," discusses the objectives of a swimnastics program, its purpose, and various types of conditioning programs. Part 2, "Swimnastics Exercises," offers illustrated examples of (a) warm-up exercises, (b) breathing exercises, (c) head and neck exercises, (d) shoulder exercises, (e) waist exercises, (f) abdominal exercises, (g) hip and leg exercises, and (h) extremity exercises. Part 3, "Recreational Swimming," suggests teaching hints and offers advice for teaching the handicapped. Part 4, "Games, Contests, Relays, Races," describes activities suitable for beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers. (JS)
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Programs, Exercise (Physiology), Higher Education, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Recreational Activities, Secondary Education, Swimming, Teacher Education
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. American Association of Leisure and Recreation.