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ERIC Number: ED119439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Instructional Basics: Oppelt Standard Method of Therapeutic and Recreational Ice Skating.
Oppelt, Kurt
Detailed in the booklet is the standard ice skating method and considered are the benefits of therapeutic ice skating for the handicapped and aged. Values for the mentally retarded and physically handicapped are seen to include physiological (such as increased flexibility and improved posture), psychological (including satifaction and enhanced self concept), and social benefits (such as socialization and recreation opportunities). Provided are photographs and step-by-step instructions for such aspects as dry-land practice, steering, stops and turns. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Kurt Oppelt, P.O. Box 13, State College, Pa. 16801 ($3.50)