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

Stanley, Glen F., (author.). Wesley, Ann, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 796.440 STA (Text) 34207002000629 GJN Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j 796.44 STANLEY (Text) 33946003147449 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508170372
  • ISBN: 1508170371
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 60-61) 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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