Swimming and Water Safety 2009 index

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5 feet deep – most diving injuries 27

9 feet deep – no diving 20

12 minute swim test 195

35 years or older, 12 minute swim test warning 195

60% intensity in workout 192, 193

85% intensity in workout 203

active drowning 45

ADA 162

ADHD 172

adjusting to water temperature 78

aerobic exercise 183, 201, 203

aging 174

Alcohol 30, 42

Allergies 175

alligators 37

Americans with Disabilities Act 162

Amputation 173

anaerobic exercise 201, 203

Aquatic Exercise Association 220

aquatic life 36

Aquatic therapy 170

Archimedes 186

Archimedes principle 66

arm stroke 96, 100, 104, 107, 113, 117

Arthritis 175, 163

Asthma 175

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 172

Australian crawl 94

Autism 170

back crawl 100

back float 80

back glide 82

backstroke 100

backstroke start 131

basic dive 144, 151

beach warning flags 23

Belly flop 144

blind 167

Blood in ears 61

Boat, capsized 4

boating safety 39

boating safety course 40, 222 canoe over canoe rescue is depicted on page 9)

bobbing and breath control 78

Body composition 186

body roll, front crawl 95

breaststroke 103

breaststroke modified for underwater swim 92

breath control 78

Breath holding 18, 91

breathing 98, 102, 104, 110, 113, 119

Broken swims 205

Bubble machine 148

Buoyancy 55, 68, 81, 198

buoyancy and water depth, exercising 198

butterfly 106

cadence of kick 98

canoe over canoe rescue is depicted on page 9 canoe over canoe rescue

Cardiac condition 176

Cataracts 14

caught in current 33

caught in rip current 35

Cavill, Richard 94

Center of buoyancy 68, 69

Center of mass 68, 69

Cerebral palsy 169, 172

changing direction 87

check-call-care 44

Clothes, effects of wearing in water 67

cold water exposure 36

compact position, diving 126

competitive dive 156

Competiton 214

cool down 192, 199

Cooper 12 minute swim test 195 How can I tell if I’m a good swimmer? has more tests.)

Cramps 47

current, pounds per square inch, 33

Cystic fibrosis 176

deaf 166

deciding to act 44

developmental disabilities 168

Diabetes 176, 185

disabilities 161

distressed swimmer 45

dive, dry land practice 153

dive, shallow angle 127

dive, standing 149, 153

diving 139 (USA diver: http://usadiver.com/diving_about.htm )

diving board rules 140 141

diving injuries 27

diving, physical principles 151

Down Syndrome 168

Drag propulsion 72

Drag: form, frictional, wave 70, 145

dry land practice for diving board 153

drowning – home pools 25

Drowning rates 2

Drownproofing 8

dry land practice 153

Dry-land training 207

Earplugs 16

eggbeater 85, 86

electrical storm, when to clear pool, see lightning

elementary backstroke 112

Emergency action plan 46

Emergency, recognizing 44

EMS system 46

Endurance, cardiovascular 183

entrapment hazards 26

entrapments, foot 33

Epilepsy 169

Exhaustion 47

Eyeball/goggles 72

fall-in dive 147

falling into water 49, 52, 54

falling through ice 55, 58

Fartek 204

fear of depth 123

fear of height 124

fear of injury 124

feetfirst surface dive 89

finning 82

fins 202

fishing 41

Fitness 163, 181

flip turn 135, 137

floating 79

Floodproofing 8

Form drag 70, 145

forward dive 158

freestyle 94

Frictional drag 70

front crawl 94 – 99

front float 80, 81

front glide 82

fulcrum 142

gate in pool fence 25 Safety Barrier Guidelines For Home Pools: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/pool.pdf

Glossary 223

Goggles 72

grab start 128

group trips 24

gutters 142

H.E.L.P. (Heat escape lessening posture) 53

hand paddles 202

Head and chin support 62

Head splint 62

headfirst entries 122

hearing impairment 166

Heart rate, workout 188

Heat escape lessening posture (HELP) 53

Hip and shoulder support 61

hiring a lifeguard 31

hopper bottom pool 28

hot tubs 30

Huddle 53

hunting 41

hydraulics 33

hydrodynamic principles 94, 100, 103, 106, 112, 115

Hydrodynamics 65

Hydrostatic weighing 186

Hyperventilation 18

hypothermia 37, 210

Ice 55, 58

ice safety 39

IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) 162

impairment vision, hearing 167, 168

Impairment, tactile or mobility 172

In ground pool – diving 27

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 162

Injuries, head neck and back 60

intellectual disabilities 168

International Lifesaving Federation 2, 3

Interval sets 204

inverted breaststroke 116

Ironman 210

jelly fish float 81

kick 98, 102, 104, 109, 113, 117

kickboard 91, 202

kinesthetic awareness 143, 172

kneeling position, diving 126

Ladders 205

lanes, sharing 197

Law of acceleration 75

Law of action and reaction 72

Law of inertia 74, 145

Law of levers 75

leading arm, 117

Learning disability 171

leech 37

Life jackets : see Personal Flotation Devices

Lifeguard Training 221 (the prerequisite swim is at: Lifeguard Training FAQs )

lifeguard, checklist of questions when hiring 31

Lifetime fitness 181

Lift propulsion 72

Lightning 32 (the answer to the question: “Why can’t you swim during a lightning storm? A strike on a lake doesn’t kill all the fish in the lake.” is at Thunderstorm and lightning safety

local swimming committee (LSC) 214

Longfellow, Wilbert 3

Lou Gehrig’s disease 174

Lower back problems 184

LSC (local swimming committee) 214

Maintenance phase 193, 197

Masters swim 214, 216, 217

Meet, tips 206, 208

Mental adjustment 78

Motor function 173, 174

Moving water self rescue 54

Multiple sclerosis 163, 174

Muscle force applied, drawing 76

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 217

Natural floating position 68

NCAA 217

NCJAA 217

Newton, Issac 72, 74

NFHS 217

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) 217

no diving 9 feet deep 20

no diving signs 122

noodles 91

Obesity 163, 176, 185

ocean 34 ( rogue or sneaker waves has links)

Older adults 163

open turn 132

Open water 209, 214

Over load strength training in water 192

overarm sidestroke 120

overflow trough 142

overload 203

Ozone layer 10, 13

pace clock 202

pain, persistent, in chest 200

pants, inflating 52

Paralympics 219

Paraplegia 173

passive drowning 45

Perceived exertion 189, 203

perceptual motor function 164

Personal Flotation Devices 19, 41, 91

personal watercraft 41

PFD : see Personal Flotation Devices

Physical adjustment 78

pike position 156, 160

pike surface dive 90

platform heights 156

PLEAs 15

pool barriers 25, 26

pool parties 30

pool toys 27, 91

porposing 125

positions, diving 126

pounds per square inch, current 33

power phase 96, 101, 104, 107, 113

principle of specificity 202

Programming 176

progression 204

progression continuum 201

Propulsion, drag and lift 72, 73

psychological readiness 123

pull bouy 91, 202

Pyramids 205

rafting 41

rate of perceived exertion (RPE) 189, 203

recovery 96, 102, 104, 109, 113

Recreational water illness 15

Red Cross Lifesaving Corps 3

relaxation 78

Rescue equipment 58

Resistance to movement in water 70

Ring buoy 20, 56, 57

rip current 35

ripped entry 156

rotary kick 85, 86

RPE (rate of perceived exertion) 189, 203

rules, diving board 140, 141

safety post 28

Scouts 221

Scuba 222

sculling 82, 83, 84

Season, early/mid/taper 209

Seig, Jack 107

self-rescue 51, 54

Sets 205

shallow angle dive 127

sharing lanes 197

shark 36 ( Quit being paranoid about sharks has links)

sidestroke 115

sign, diving board rules 141

sign, no diving 122

sitting position, diving 126

skin cancer 10, 13 (The American Cancer Society has skin cancer prevention info:

http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/index )

snapping turtle 37

Sources 229

Spa safety 30

sparging systems 148

Special Olympics 219

Specifc gravity 67

Specific gravity, diver 145

specificity, principle of 202

Spina bifida 173

Spinal injury signals, situations 60 (a longer list is at: Simple secondary survey study sheet

spoon shaped pool 28

spring board diving 149

standing dive 149, 153

starting 88

starting blocks 122

starts and turns 121

stings, aquatic life 36

stroke mechanics 93

strainer 33

stride position, diving 127

stroke frequency 204

stroke length 204

storm, when to clear pool, see lightning

submerged vehicle, 39

Submerged victim 59

summer camps 24

surface dive 89, 90, 147

survival floating 50

survival swimming 50

swim cap, neoprene 211

Swimmer’s ear 16

Synchronized Swimming 216

takeoffs 153

Talk test method 189

Taper 209

Target heart rate range 187, 188

temperatures, water 54, 78, 163, 175, 211

Therapy 170

Throwing assists 56

thunder: see lightning

tides 35

torpedoing 124

toys, pool 27, 91 (see also pool toys )

track start 130

trailing arm 117

treading water 85

Triathlon 210, 218

trudgen strokes 99

Trudgeon, John 94

tubing 41

tuck float 81

tuck position 156, 158

tuck surface dive 90

turning over 87

turns 121, 132

turtle float 81

turtle, snapping 37

underwater ledges 141

underwater skills 89, 91

United States Coast Guard 222

United States Masters Swimming 216

United States Navy 221

United States Paralympics 219

United States Synchronized Swimming 216

United States Water Fitness Association 220

USA Diving 215

USA Masters swim 214

USA Swimming 214

USA Triathlon 218 (rules and regulations for triathlons: http://www.usatriathlon.org/ )

USA Water Polo 215

USN 221

Uv index, UVA, UVB, 13, 15

UV radiation 10, 13, 14

Vehicle, submerged 39

VHF radio 58

Victim, submerged 59

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act 5, 27

vision impairment 167

visual awareness 143

Walking assist 59

water depth/bouyancy /exercising 198

Water Polo 215 (NCAA swimming and water polo rules can be searched at: http://www.ncaa.org/ )

Water pressure 69

Water safety instructor 221

water temperature 50 degrees do not swim to shore 54

water temperature adjustment 78

Water temperature, arthritis, seniors 175

Water temperature, threat of hypothermia 211

water temperatures, recommended for exercise 163

Water wings 16

Wave drag 70

weather 32

Weight management 184

Wheelchair, minimum door width 178

Why some things float 66

Workout 190

YMCA 217

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