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    Benefits of Swimming

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    10: The Ability to Do More with Less Swimming offers something no other aerobic exercise does: the ability to work your body without harsh impact to your skeletal system. When the human body is submerged in water‚ it automatically becomes lighter. When immersed to the waist‚ your body bears just 50 percent of its weight; dunk yourself to the chest and that number reduces to around 25 to 35 percent; with water all the way to the neck‚ you only have to bear 10 percent of your own weight. The other

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    Swimming

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    ------------------------------------------------- Midterm Report ------------------------------------------------- In ------------------------------------------------- PHED 1282 (Individual/Dual/Corporative Swimming) ------------------------------------------------- Saturday 11:00-1:00/1:30-3:30 ------------------------------------------------- gym ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Submitted by: -------------------------------------------------

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    Swimming

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    1.1 Introduction Swimming is a sport or activity of propelling oneself through water using the limbs. Swimming is also defined as to move through water by means of the limbs. It is an action moving as though gliding through water. Swimming is a recreational activities enjoyed by all ages. Swimming is consistently ranked as one of the physical activities people are most likely to take part in. Besides that‚ people swim for health reason. Swimming is a cardiovascular exercise due

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    Swimming

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    In the swimming world there are many different kinds of strokes that can be learned in order to use the proper swimming techniques. A swimming stroke is a way that swimmers move their arms and legs to go against the water and move themselves forward. The strokes create the least water resistance and there should be a minimum of splashing so that moving forward is smooth and not jerky. There are several specific kinds of stroke methods‚ but there are eight common ones. There is the butterfly‚ breast

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    Swimming

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    Research Paper in Swimming Submitted by: Berroya‚ Kristine M. BSBA-MM 2-2D Submitted to: Prof. Magat Swimming (sport) Swimming is an activity that burns lots of calories‚ is easy on the joints‚ supports your weight‚ builds muscular strength and endurance‚ improves cardiovascular fitness‚ cools you off and refreshes you in summer‚ and one that you can do safely into old age. In this article‚ I’ll review the history of swimming‚ the benefits‚ the strokes‚ how to get started‚ what to wear

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    Benefits of Swimming

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    Swimming Swimming is a healthy‚ low-cost activity that you can continue throughout your life. Swimming is a low-impact activity that has many physical and mental health benefits. Swimming is a great workout because you need to move your whole body against the resistance of the water. Our nation is surrounded by water and swimming is one of our great passions. As well as being fun‚ swimming is a great way to keep fit‚ stay healthy and make friends. Everyone should learn how to swim. Swimming gives

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    Swimming History

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    Gina Beach Evolution of Swimming Swimming was practiced by civilizations going back to the Egyptians. As long as there was a practice venue such as a river‚ stream‚ or pond‚ swimming is available to anyone willing to try (Clearly 52). Swimming has existed since the dawn of time for exercise and pleasure. Swimming has evolved into a popular fitness activity as well as a major competitive Olympic Sport‚ but what is some of the history behind this legendary sport? Swimming has been recorded since

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    HISTORY OF SWIMMING

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    HISTORY OF SWIMMING Competitive swimming in Britain started around 1830‚ mostly using breaststroke. Swimming was part of the first modernOlympic games in 1896 in Athens. In 1908‚ the world swimming association‚ Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)‚ was formed. Ancient times 10‚000-year-old rock paintings of people swimming were found in the Cave of Swimmers near Wadi Sura in southwestern Egypt. These pictures seem to show breaststroke or dog paddle‚ although it is also possible that the

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    The challenges of swimming

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    The Challenges of Swimming Most everyone has been swimming at least once in their life‚ but competitive swimming is more than just floating in water. Competitive swimming‚ from the inception in 1896‚ has greatly evolved to the sport it is today. It includes four strokes which are; Front stroke‚ Back stroke‚ Breast stroke‚ and Butterfly. Swimming is one of the hardest sports in the world because of the mental and physical attributions. On the mental side of swimming‚ there are many factors

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    Physics in Swimming

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    Module 2 Honors Extension: The Physics in Swimming Physics is defined as the branch of science concerning the study of matter and energy and the interactions between the two. Physics tries to explain the nature of the world around us‚ how things happen and why. Swimming displays some physical properties‚ such as buoyancy‚ drag resistance and propulsion. We swimmers are at a constant battle to stay afloat‚ while fighting through the water and propelling ourselves forward‚ and we do so using technique

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    History of Swimming

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    HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF SWIMMING IN THE PHILIPPINES                       The Filipinos needed motivation to appreciate swimming as a competitive sport. This is due to the fact that their ancestors were sea-faring people owing to the more than 7‚100 islands which compose this country. The American military men introduced swimming as a comparative sport in the country.                     Through the pioneering efforts of YMCA leaders working among the American Military forces‚ the rudiments of

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    The Swimming Lesson

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    THE SWIMMING LESSON How do you teach a child how to swim? Shallow water and with some one who is kind and patient is how I learned. I was not in school yet when my father gave me my first lesson. One afternoon‚ he decided I should accompany him to Bear Creek for a bit of fishing. When we arrived at the creek‚ dad parked the truck on one bank and then said‚ “We should fish from the other bank bank”Being too small to understand what was going on‚ I did not see anything unusual in that and

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    swimming assignment

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    YEAR 9 SWIMMING ASSIGNMENT 2014 NAME:______________________ DUE DATE:___________________ CLASS:______________________ P.E. TEACHER:________________ TOPIC: WATER RESCUE PRINCIPLES REFERENCES: -book: THE MANUAL - SWIMMING AND LIFESAVING pages 82-112. -textbook Quest for Good Health level 5 pages 207-209 -website: www.watersafety.vic.gov.au www.royallifesaving.com.au http://www.royallifesaving.com.au//resources/documents/2013_Drowning_Report.pdf INSTRUCTIONS:

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    Mechanics of Swimming

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    Emily Chuang Mechanics of Swimming The crawl‚ also known as freestyle‚ is often regarded as the fastest swimming style. The legs perform a fluttering movement called the flutter kick to propel the body from behind while the elbows take turns moving in a semicircle movement in the swimming direction. One arm relaxes while the other is driven forward. The head is to be kept down in the water when not breathing. To breathe‚ the head turns sideways out of the water and air is to be taken in by the mouth

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    The Swimming Pool

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    go and cool off at the local swimming pool. It was so hot that day‚ when you stepped outside you instantly felt the heat and started to drip sweat. The sun was so hot you could feel the heat on your skin trying to turn it red. When we got to the swimming pool you could hear the children laughing and splashing in the water. You could smell the chlorine in the water from the parking lot. Walking up to the red brick building with the tall fence surrounding the swimming pool‚ we hurried to get inside

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    History of Swimming

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    History of swimming One of the most unique characteristics of humans amongst most animals is our ability to adapt to our environment. And because of this ability‚ our species were able to survive since the beginning through the ice age and although out the internet age. And since time immemorial‚ we have known that humans already acquired the ability to swim. Although humans were not designed to move in the water‚ yet somehow we found ways for us to move ourselves from point A to point B in water

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    Essay on Swimming

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    Sylvia Sarisly. I love swimming. April 1‚ 2009 Finally the warm days are here! Waiting for them meant an eternity for me‚ because I love swimming‚ but I don’t like to swim in the cold weather‚ and finding a pool‚ big enough for lap swimming‚ that is really WARM – 80 degrees at least- is very hard to find. Here in California‚ just few pools have warm (more then 80 degrees) water‚ and needles to say‚ the beach is a fridge-cold water place for me. I go to enjoy the sun‚ but nothing like the

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    Swimming Term Paper

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    TERM PAPER FOR SWIMMING (PE 2) SUBMITTED BY: KEVIN P. ACUÑA AB COMMUNICATION SUBMITTED TO: MR. MICHAEL HINGPIT INSTRUCTOR Swimming as a sport Swimming is a water-based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA). History of Swimming Swimming has been recorded since prehistoric times; the earliest recording of swimming dates back to Stone Age paintings from around 7‚000 years ago. Written references date from 2000 BCE. Some of the earliest references

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    Swimming General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the history and development of swim along with its applications. Central Idea: Swimming has a long and rich history that dates back way before our generations and is not always as beneficial as we may think. Method of Organization: Topical Introduction I. (Gain attention and interest) I remember joining the high school swim team back in my sophomore year. I remember struggling to catch

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    Just Keep Swimming

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    as much strength as I had and glided through the water. I came up for another breathe of air and even though my arms ached and my heart was pounding for me to take a breathe‚ I knew if I took a breathe I’d falter and fall behind so I kept right on swimming. Kicking my feet as hard as I could and slamming my hands into the board so I could make the timer go off‚ I saw that I had come in first. 27.29 seconds. A new record for myself! My coach was waiting for me when I got out of the pool and told me

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