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Gymnastics : girls rocking it / Glen F. Stanley and Ann Wesley.

Stanley, Glen F., author. (Author). Wesley, Ann. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Geneva J 796.440 STA (Text) 34207002000629 GJN Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781508170372 (Library bound)
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter One: Gymnastics body types and age -- Chapter Two: Building strength, flexibility, and basic skills -- Chapter Three: Gymnastic safety and rules -- Chapter Four: Gymnastics events and gymnasts -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.: This informative resource book explores some of the basic principles of gymnastics and the factors that motivate girls who dedicate themselves to perfecting the sports skills. It analyzes body types and sizes, age, and building gymnastic strength and flexibility. Some beneficial exercises and stretches are described as well as basic skills in this book. Common ailments and injuries and how to avoid them are discussed, as are nutrition and eating disorders. Equipment required for basic events balance beam, floor exercise, uneven bars, and vaul is explained as well as the ways to perform safely. This indispensable book offers girls an interesting and instructional guide for gymnastics.
Target Audience Note: Grades: 7-12.
Subject: Gymnastics for girls > Juvenile literature.

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