ERIC Number: ED283788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
University of Rhode Island Adapted Aquatics Program Manual. Second Edition.
Bloomquist, Lorraine E.
This manual provides guidelines for aquatic teachers of people with disabilities. It is based on experience in teaching American Red Cross Adapted Aquatics and is to be used to complement and accompany the Red Cross Adapted Aquatics materials. Emphasis is placed on successful experiences in a positive, safe, reinforcing environment stressing individualized programs. Contents should be especially helpful to physical educators, special educators, recreation leaders, physical and occupational therapists, nurses, and aquatic professionals. An extensive bibliography of films, books, journal articles, curriculum guides, and programs in adapted aquatics is appended. (JD)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Aquatic Sports, Biomechanics, Cerebral Palsy, Disabilities, Downs Syndrome, Neurological Impairments, Older Adults, Physical Therapy, Program Development, Swimming
Dr. Lorraine E. Bloomquist, Dept. of Physical Education, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island Univ., Kingston.
Note: For the first edition of this manual, see ED 279 623.