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Can You Float? Part 2 - Perceptions And Practice Of Lifejacket Use Among Young Adults, Kevin Moran Ph.D. Feb 2019

Can You Float? Part 2 - Perceptions And Practice Of Lifejacket Use Among Young Adults, Kevin Moran Ph.D.

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Personal flotation devices (PFDs), commonly referred to as lifejackets, have been identified as an extremely effective form of drowning prevention and was identified as a critical distinct water competency by Stallman and colleagues (2017). In this second phase of the Can You Float? study, perceptions and practice of a range of lifejacket tasks among students (N = 40) with known water proficiency were examined. Participants estimated exertion levels before and after practical testing of six simulated survival tasks when wearing lifejackets. All participants completed a 25m sprint swim, 5-minute endurance swim, 5-minute float, and 25m partner assist but many failed to ...


An Investigation Of Youth Swimming Skills And Method Of Instruction, Carol C. Irwin, Jennifer R. Pharr, Todd E. Layne, Richard L. Irwin Feb 2019

An Investigation Of Youth Swimming Skills And Method Of Instruction, Carol C. Irwin, Jennifer R. Pharr, Todd E. Layne, Richard L. Irwin

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Drowning is a leading cause of death for US children. Teaching youth to swim in a formal setting from certified instructors is a consistent drowning prevention recommendation. Purposes for this investigation was to examine type of swimming instruction and ability to swim and compare to attitudes toward swimming among US youth. Methods were similar to previous USA Swimming studies in 2008 and 2010. YMCA associations in five cities were used to recruit adolescent survey respondents (n=600) aged 12-18 years. Results showed African American youth had the lowest rate of formal swimming instruction (29%) compared to White (32%) and Hispanic ...


Triennial Scientific Review: Assisting Drowning Victims: Effective Water Rescue Equipment For Lay-Responders, Angela K. Beale-Tawfeeq, American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council Feb 2019

Triennial Scientific Review: Assisting Drowning Victims: Effective Water Rescue Equipment For Lay-Responders, Angela K. Beale-Tawfeeq, American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

The original question addressed in the scientific review was What is the most effective piece of rescue equipment for a lay responder to throw to a person in trouble in water? and the modified question was rephrased as What are the most effective types of aquatic rescue equipment for a layperson/bystander to use to rescue a drowning person? To thoroughly analyze the main question, the following sub-questions were examined: What are the most accurate and buoyant types of devices? What specific equipment is best for quick rescues? What specific equipment can be grasped most easily by drowning victims? This ...


Revised Scientific Review: Minimum Age For Swim Lessons, Stephen J. Langendorfer Ph.D., American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council Jan 2019

Revised Scientific Review: Minimum Age For Swim Lessons, Stephen J. Langendorfer Ph.D., American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

The question addressed in the original scientific review (2009) was rephrased as Does sufficient scientific evidence exist to support setting a minimum age for swimming lessons? for this triennial review. Addressing the research question is significant because strong differences of opinion about the appropriate age(s) for initiating learn-to-swim lessons have existed among the pediatric medical profession, aquatic professionals and agencies, and proprietary programs and swim schools for over four decades. The question has implications for the appropriate purposes, pedagogies, and outcomes associated with swimming experiences for infants and young children that will be addressed in a subsequent review. The ...


Risk Factors For Boating Incidents In Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada, Catherine Tr Glass, Audrey R. Giles Jan 2019

Risk Factors For Boating Incidents In Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada, Catherine Tr Glass, Audrey R. Giles

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Injury prevention programs that focus on boating and water safety in the Northwest Territories (NWT) have existed for decades; however, rates of boating incidents are much higher in the NWT than southern Canada. To better understand this health disparity, we engaged in community-based participatory research informed by postcolonial feminist theory to examine Aboriginal men’s understandings of the risk factors that contribute to boating incidents in Inuvik, NWT. Participants identified four main risk factors for boating incidents in Inuvik: 1) Gender, 2) age, 3) place, and 4) lack of boating safety education. As a result of these findings and the ...


Drowning Prevention: Define And Then Gather Evidence Or Gather Evidence To Define?, Nina J. Nyitrai, Suzi Edwards, Nicholas O'Dwyer Dec 2018

Drowning Prevention: Define And Then Gather Evidence Or Gather Evidence To Define?, Nina J. Nyitrai, Suzi Edwards, Nicholas O'Dwyer

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

According to the World Health Organization, drowning fatalities are a neglected public health issue ranked as the third most frequent cause of unintentional death by injury. Data used to record drowning incidents are acknowledged as inaccurate. Recommendations on drowning prevention based on these data are currently not informed by accurate, detailed and reliable evidence. Two modifications to current practice are proposed: 1) an Aquatic Incident Report needs to be developed as an extension of the current workplace incident report to prompt for information commonly not included in current drowning reports; and 2) National Water Safety Plans should be modified to ...


Efforts In The State Of Texas To Reduce Drownings And Submersion Injuries, Kim Tyson B.Sc., M.Sc. Oct 2018

Efforts In The State Of Texas To Reduce Drownings And Submersion Injuries, Kim Tyson B.Sc., M.Sc.

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Rescue Reports From The Netherlands, Brendan Donohue B.Sc., M.Sc., Joost J.L.M. Bierens Md, Ph.D., Professor Oct 2018

An Analysis Of Rescue Reports From The Netherlands, Brendan Donohue B.Sc., M.Sc., Joost J.L.M. Bierens Md, Ph.D., Professor

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


2018 Lifesaving Foundation Projects, Lifesaving Foundation Oct 2018

2018 Lifesaving Foundation Projects, Lifesaving Foundation

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Narratives Of Drowning - Exploring Family And Community Resilience, John S.G. Wells Ph.D., M. Bergin, John Connolly, S. Denieffe Oct 2018

Narratives Of Drowning - Exploring Family And Community Resilience, John S.G. Wells Ph.D., M. Bergin, John Connolly, S. Denieffe

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


The Lifesaving Foundation Library Collection, Kieran Cronin Ba, Mals Oct 2018

The Lifesaving Foundation Library Collection, Kieran Cronin Ba, Mals

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


The Assessment Of Swimming And Survival Skills: Is Your Programme Fit For These Purposes?, Paolo Di Paola Ba Oct 2018

The Assessment Of Swimming And Survival Skills: Is Your Programme Fit For These Purposes?, Paolo Di Paola Ba

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Investigating Drowning Deaths In The United Kingdom, Paul Anderson Chief Superintendent Oct 2018

Investigating Drowning Deaths In The United Kingdom, Paul Anderson Chief Superintendent

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Predicting The Magnitude And Duration Of The Life-Threatening Cold Shock Response On Accidental Immersion: Estimating The Risk Of Drowning, Martin Barwood Ph.D. Oct 2018

Predicting The Magnitude And Duration Of The Life-Threatening Cold Shock Response On Accidental Immersion: Estimating The Risk Of Drowning, Martin Barwood Ph.D.

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Rnli: ‘Respect The Water’ Campaign – Putting Prevention First, Ross Macleod Ba Oct 2018

Rnli: ‘Respect The Water’ Campaign – Putting Prevention First, Ross Macleod Ba

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Effective Water Competence Training For School-Aged Children: Teaching Strategies For Skills, Knowledge, And Attitudes, Kristine De Martelaer Ph.D., E. D'Hondt, J. Van Driel, F. Bardid, Joost J.L.M. Bierens Md, Ph.D., Professor Oct 2018

Effective Water Competence Training For School-Aged Children: Teaching Strategies For Skills, Knowledge, And Attitudes, Kristine De Martelaer Ph.D., E. D'Hondt, J. Van Driel, F. Bardid, Joost J.L.M. Bierens Md, Ph.D., Professor

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


My Lifesaving Story: Ireland Medal Presentation Address, Shayne Baker D. Prof. Oct 2018

My Lifesaving Story: Ireland Medal Presentation Address, Shayne Baker D. Prof.

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


The Results Of The Paramedic 2 Clinical Trial, John Long Oct 2018

The Results Of The Paramedic 2 Clinical Trial, John Long

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


How The Human Immune System Reacts To Stress Such As Drowning, Luke O'Neill Ph.D., Frs Oct 2018

How The Human Immune System Reacts To Stress Such As Drowning, Luke O'Neill Ph.D., Frs

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Challenges Facing The First Responder In Water-Based Incidents: Workshop, Patrick Buck Ph.D., Remt Oct 2018

Understanding The Challenges Facing The First Responder In Water-Based Incidents: Workshop, Patrick Buck Ph.D., Remt

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Visitor Drownings In Spain 2013-2018, Luis Miguel Pascual Gomez, Diego Garcia Ph.D., Alfonso De La Vega, Dario Pascual Garcia Oct 2018

Visitor Drownings In Spain 2013-2018, Luis Miguel Pascual Gomez, Diego Garcia Ph.D., Alfonso De La Vega, Dario Pascual Garcia

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Rlla: Surviving As A Small National Lifesaving Organisation - Progress In Lesotho: From 2004 To 2018, Colin Macdonald Obe, Ba, Ma Oct 2018

Rlla: Surviving As A Small National Lifesaving Organisation - Progress In Lesotho: From 2004 To 2018, Colin Macdonald Obe, Ba, Ma

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


The Lifesaving Foundation Collection, Lifesaving Foundation Oct 2018

The Lifesaving Foundation Collection, Lifesaving Foundation

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


The Ireland Medal Recipients 2003-2017, Lifesaving Foundation Oct 2018

The Ireland Medal Recipients 2003-2017, Lifesaving Foundation

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Back Cover, Lifesaving Foundation Oct 2018

Back Cover, Lifesaving Foundation

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


A Mother’S Perspective: ‘River And Sea Sense’, Debbie Anne Turnbull Oct 2018

A Mother’S Perspective: ‘River And Sea Sense’, Debbie Anne Turnbull

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Am I Schizophrenic? Surviving Life And Death Situations, John Connolly B.Ed., Ma Oct 2018

Am I Schizophrenic? Surviving Life And Death Situations, John Connolly B.Ed., Ma

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


A Journey Through Mindset Of The Ice And The Adventure To Cape Horn: Ireland Medal Ceremony Invited Address, Nuala Moore Oct 2018

A Journey Through Mindset Of The Ice And The Adventure To Cape Horn: Ireland Medal Ceremony Invited Address, Nuala Moore

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Investigating Drownings In Ireland, David Hearne Garda Oct 2018

Investigating Drownings In Ireland, David Hearne Garda

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Investigating Drownings In Australia, Paul Reynolds Senior Constable Oct 2018

Investigating Drownings In Australia, Paul Reynolds Senior Constable

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.