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ERIC Number: ED293721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Introduction to Scuba Diving. Diver Education Series.
Somers, Lee H.
Scuba diving is often referred to as a "recreational sport." However, the term "sport" sometimes implies erroneous connotations and limits understanding. Scuba diving can be an avocation or a vocation. It is a pastime, a pursuit, or even a lifestyle, that can be as limited or extensive as one makes it. A persons level of commitment, degree of skill, and types of equipment all depend on what he/she wants out of scuba diving. This paper includes discussions of: (1) medical and health considerations; (2) physical fitness; (3) swimming requirements; (4) scuba diving courses; and (5) equipment requirements and costs. (CW)
Michigan Sea Grant Publications, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099 ($1.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Michigan Sea Grant Coll. Program.
Note: For related documents, see SE 049 103-104.