Essentials of Sea Survival PDF
The majority of books on this subject are personal survival accounts; few relate to scientific studies. This book is different: Using reader-friendly language, two leading environmental physiologists present the facts and dispel the myths of surviving a sea accident. The book, thanks to the real-life stories and easy-to-read format, will appeal primarily to the layperson who works or plays on or near the water. The text will also be of interest to an academic audience, who will appreciate the original research and up-to-date physiological and medical information Essentials of Sea Survival is a compelling, informative, and comprehensive guide to open-water survival. Drawing from classic maritime disasters and personal accounts of near-miraculous survival, as well as carefully controlled laboratory experiments, it offers practical advice for avoiding as well as surviving a cold-water accident. It’s an important reference for anyone associated with open-air aquatic activities, such as members of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Marines; offshore oil rig employees; fishermen; divers; amateur and professional sailors; water safety instructors and life guards; water rescue personnel; boaters; water skiers; outdoor survival course instructors; and other recreational water sports enthusiasts.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part I Teaching and Evaluating
Chapter 1 Teaching Sport Skills
Chapter 2 Evaluating Technical and Tactical Skills
Part II Teaching Technical Skills
Chapter 3 Foundational Skills
Chapter 4 Strokes and Shots
Part III Teaching Tactical Skills
Chapter 5 Singles and Doubles Tactics
Chapter 6 Offensive Tactical Skills
Chapter 7 Defensive Tactical Skills
Part IV Planning for Teaching
Chapter 8 Season Plans
Chapter 9 Practice Plans
Part V Match Coaching
Chapter 10 Preparing for Matches
Chapter 11 During and After the Match
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