Canoeing and Kayaking for People with Disabilities (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Antal sidor
Human Kinetics Publishers
57 black & white halftones 49 black & white illustrations
49 black & white illustrations, 57 black & white halftones
273 x 215 x 12 mm
453 g
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Canoeing and Kayaking for People with Disabilities (häftad)

Canoeing and Kayaking for People with Disabilities

Häftad Engelska, 2009-06-05
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This is a comprehensive professional resource for including individuals with disabilities in canoeing and kayaking. "Canoeing and Kayaking to People with Disabilities" offers participation in the challenge, discovery, beauty, renewal and freedom that comes from exploring water trails. Written by the experts at the American Canoe Association, this title presents best practices, tips and tricks garned from years of extensive research and in-the-field experience. The contributing authors outline specific instructional techniques and strategies for inviting, accommodating and teaching a wide range of individuals with disabilities paddling skills. The book also explains specialist equipment and the processes involved in making key equipment decisions. It's intended use is to support a wide variety of recreation, youth and outdoor professionals who provide canoe and kayaking experiences through parks, camps, outdoor and health organisations, to a growing number of individuals with disabilities. "The ACA Adapted Paddling" authors offer readers tested instructional techniques, strategies and equipment adaptations to insure that a wide variety of individuals with disabilities can be accommodated and enjoy successful canoeing and kayaking experiences.
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The American Canoe Association (ACA) provides education on matters related to paddling, supports stewardship of the paddling environment and enables programmes and events to support paddle sport recreation. Since its founding in 1880, the ACA has actively promoted paddle sports across the United States, providing programmes and services to its members and the public. The ACA helps people and organisations understand how paddle sports can contribute to the quality of life through enabling safe and positive paddling experiences. The association's objective is to be the primary resource to people, organisations, agencies and regulators for information and guidance on all aspects of paddling.


Chapter 1. Introduction: Who Has a Disability?; Chapter 2. General Guidelines; Chapter 3. Legal Requirements: Accessibility of Facilities and Programs; Chapter 4. Instructor Checklists; Chapter 5. Equipping the Paddler; Chapter 6. Disabilities and Their Implications for Paddling and Instruction; Chapter 7. Adaptation Principles; Chapter 8. Adaptations Based on Functional Impairments; Chapter 9. Rescues; Chapter 10. Transfers and Carries; Chapter 11. Paddling Trips.