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Introduction to Adapted Aquatics

Synopsis
This DVD demonstrates procedures for aquatic assessments; recommendations for goals, objectives, and placement; training of staff; modifications to instructions, strategies, equipment, policies, and swim strokes. The programme will assists aquatics personnel in advocating for and supporting people with disabilities, specifically children and teens. Additional information includes:
-The five most common disabilities that swim instructors will encounter
- Safety information
- Guidance on assessment so that students can be appropriately included in swim instruction programs
- Strategies for modification to swim skills and teaching methodologies so that people with disabilities can achieve success and satisfaction through aquatics
- Suggestions for instructors who might be new to working with people with disabilities and who are not yet confident of their abilities in this area.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of production
2009
Subjects
Sports science
Keywords
disabled people; swimming; teaching methods; coaching skills

Online availability

URI
https://uk.humankinetics.com/products/Speed-for-Sports-Performance-Video-on-Demand-HK
Price
£11.66
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Contributor
Monica Dr Lepore

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£27.49
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
45 minutes
Year
2018

Production Company

Name

Human Kinetics

Distributor

Name

Human Kinetics (Europe)

Email
custserv@hkeurope.com
Web
http://www.humankinetics.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 255 5665
Fax
0113 255 5885
Address
107 Bradford Road
Stanningley
Leeds
LS28 6AT
Notes
A US company with a UK affiliate specialising in educational materials including DVDs, videotapes and CD-ROMs dealing with all aspects of physical activity including fitness, physical education, sport management, sports medicine, aquatics, dance and kinesiology. Human Kinetics also organises a rolling programme of free, online webinars which cover a variety of topics such as sports, coaching, health, fitness, nutrition, training, physical education, recreation and more. These are recorded for on-demand online viewing after the event. See http://www.humankinetics.com/webinars.

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