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Diving Injuries

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ISBN13: 9780849323706
ISBN: 0849323703
Published: June 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Diving injuries rank fourth behind automobile accidents, falls and gunshot wounds as the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. This handbook offers individuals, agencies and those who design, plan, engineer, sell, construct, regulate and operate swimming pools and swimming beaches with information that should enable them to perform their duties with a greater understanding and knowledge of the problem of safety as it relates to diving. It includes the law, standards and regulations that govern the design and operation of swimming pools. It also covers the cost of medical and attendant care for spinal cord injury victims, and discusses the progress for a cure of paralysis from spinal cord injuries.

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Contents:
The Problem in Swimming Pools and at Beaches. Laws, Regulations, and Professional Standards for Swimming Pools and Beaches. Research Methodology. Swimming Pool Diving Accidents. Aboveground Pool Diving Accidents. Inground Pool Diving Accidents. Springboard/Jumpboard Diving Accidents. Starting Block Diving Accidents. Diving Accidents Occurring in the Natural Environment. Mathematics and Mechanics of Diving. Biomechanical Aspects of Cervical Trauma from Diving. Recommendations for Reducing the Number of Pool Diving Injuries. Warnings and Supervision: Essential Ingredients for Safety. A Coach Looks at the Data. The Dilemma: The Controversial Issue of No Diving. Appendices.