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American Red Cross. (1977).  Adapted aquatics: Promoting aquatics opportunities for all.  Canadian: Canadian Red Cross Society. 

American Red Cross. (1989).  Adapted aquatics: Swimming for persons with physical or mental impairments.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 

Association of Swimming Therapy. (1992). Swimming for people with disabilities. London: A &C Black.

Ainscow, M. (1998). Would it work in theory? Arguments for practitioner research in the specialneeds field. In C. Clark et. al. (Eds.), Theorising Special Education. London: Routledge.

Buchman, D. D. (2001 August 27). The complete book of water healing. McGraw Hill; 2nd edition. ISBN: 0658013785.

Becker, B.E., & Cole, A.J. (2004). Comprehensive aquatic therapy (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Bompa, T. (1985). Theory and Methodology of Training: The Key to Athletic Performance. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

Campion, M. R. (1990). Adult hydrotherapy. Oxford: Heinemann Medical Books.

Carter, M., Dolan, M., & LeConey, S (1994).  Designing instructional swim programs for individuals with disabilities. Reston, VA.: AAHPERD.

Conatser, P. (1995).  Adapted aquatics swimming screening test.  Lubbock, TX: Author.

Counsilman, J. (1994). The new sience of swimming. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Dummer, G. & Bare, J.  (n.d.).  Including swimmers with a disability: A guide for coaches. Colorado Springs, CO: USA Swimming

Dummer, G. & Bare, J.  (n.d.).  Including swimmers with a disability: A guide for local swimming committees. Colorado Springs, CO: USA Swimming

Dummer, G. & Bare, J.  (n.d.).  Including swimmers with a disability: A guide for meet directors & safety directors. Colorado Springs, CO: USA Swimming

Dummer, G. & Bare, J.  (n.d.).  Including swimmers with a disability: A guide for officials. Colorado Springs, CO: USA Swimming

Dummer, G. & Bare, J.  (n.d.).  Including swimmers with a disability: A guide for swimmers and parents.  Colorado Springs, CO: USA Swimming

Elliott, J., & Adelman, C. (1976). Innovation at the classroom level: a case study of the Ford teaching project. Unit 28, Open University Course E 203: Curriculum Design and Development.Open University Press.

Houston-Wilson, C. (2005). Perserving Developmental Disorders. In J.P. Winnick (Ed.) Adapted Physical Education and Sport. Champaign,IL: Human Kinetics.

Kokaridas, D. (2003). Swimming for people with disabilities. Thessaloniki: Christodoulidis Press.

 Koury, J. (1996). Aquatic Therapy Programming. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

Koury, J.M. (1996). Aquatic therapy programming: Guidelines for orthopedic rehabilitation. Champaign, IL.: Human Kinetics.

Langendorfer, S. & Bruya, L.  (1995).  Aquatic readiness: developing water competence in young children. Champaign, IL.: Human Kinetics.

Lepore, M., Gayle, G. W., & Stevens, S. F. (2007). Adapted aquatic programs: A professional guide (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Lincoln, Y., & Guba, E. (1985). Naturalistic inquiry. Newbury Park and London: Sage.

Peterson, T. (2004). Pediatric aquatic therapy. Becker, BE: Cole AJ eds. Comprehensive aquatic therapy, Second Edition. Butterworth-Heinmann Medical, 2004.

Reid, G., & O'Neill, K. (1989). Adapted aquatics: Promoting aquatic opportunities for all.  Ottawa, OH: The Canadian Red Cross Society.

Ruoti, G.R., Morris, D.M., & Cole, A.J. (Eds.). (1997). Aquatic rehabilitation. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Sova, R. (2000).  Aquatics: The complete reference guide for aquatic fitness professionals.  Port Washington, WI: DSL, Ltd

Sova, R. (1999).  Essential principles of aquatic therapy & rehabilitation.  Port Washington, WI: DSL, Ltd

Stopka, C., & Todorovich, J. (2005). Applied special physical education and exercise therapy . Boston, MA: Person Custom Publishing.

Books by: http://www.idyllarbor.com/

- Water Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis; Ann A. Rosenstein 2008

- Water Exercises for Osteoarthritis; Ann A. Rosenstein 2004

- Water Exercises for Fibromalgia;  Ann A. Rosenstein 2004

- Water Exercises for Parkinson's; Ann A. Rosenstein 2008

- Aquatic Therapy Intervention and Application; Luis G. Vargas

 

Books with adapted aquatics chapters

American Red Cross. (1992a).  American Red Cross swimming and diving.  St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book.

Block, M.E. (2007). A teacherís guide to including students with disabilities in regular physical education (2nd ed.).  Baltimore, MA: Brookes.

Bunn, J.M. (1997). Special physical education: adapted, individualized, developmental (7th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Sherrill, C. (2004).  Adapted physical activity. recreation, and sport: Crossdisciplinary and lifespan (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Winnick, J. P. (2000).  Adapted physical education and sport (3rd ed.). Illinois: Human Kinetics.

Other Good Books

AEA (2006). Aquatic fitness professional manual: A resource manual for aquatic fitness professionals. Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.

Elder, T (1995).  Water fun and fitness: 99 safe activities.  Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.

 Freas, S. (1995).  Aquatic games: water fun at pools, spas, beaches & lakes.  ISHOF: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sova, R. (2000). Aquatic exercise.  Port Washington, WI: DSL, Ltd

White, M. (1995). Water Exercise: 78 safe effective exercises for fitness & therapy.  Illinois: Human Kinetics.

Tapes

LePore, M. (2007). Introduction to Adapted Aquatics -DVD AAHPERD online store

Angelo, P.C. (1996). Adapted Aquatics Teacher Training.  State University of New York at Stony Brook: Sports Complex

Estrada, Humberto. (2001). Wet Body Treatments: Hydrotherapy Tubs. Aesthetic Videosource.

Julia Meno Fettig (2006). Bad Ragaz Ring Method, 1028 S. 200 W., Victor, ID 83455  (208)709-5326

 

Contact Information

Phillip Conatser, PhD, CAPE

Associate Professor

University of Texas RIo Grande Valley                                           

College of Health Affairs

Department of Health and Human Performance

80 Fort Brown

Brownsville, TX 78520

Office: (956) 882-5701

Cell: (956) 561-1825

Email: phillip.conatser@utrgv.edu