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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 ...


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 ...


Understanding The Role Of The Personal Floatation Device: Workshop, Patrick Buck Ph.D., Remt Oct 2018

Understanding The Role Of The Personal Floatation Device: Workshop, Patrick Buck Ph.D., Remt

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Are My Children As Safe In Open Water As I Think They Are?, Shayne Baker D. Prof. Oct 2018

Are My Children As Safe In Open Water As I Think They Are?, Shayne Baker D. Prof.

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.


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.


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.


Wearing Life Jackets While Swimming In Open Water, Elizabeth "Tizzy" Bennett, Linda Quan Md Oct 2018

Wearing Life Jackets While Swimming In Open Water, Elizabeth "Tizzy" Bennett, Linda Quan Md

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


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.


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.


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.


Is There A Crisis In The Aquatic Profession?, Robert Keig Stallman Ph.D. Oct 2018

Is There A Crisis In The Aquatic Profession?, Robert Keig Stallman Ph.D.

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.


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.


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.


How To Help People Float, Andrea Andrews B.Sc., M.Sc. Oct 2018

How To Help People Float, Andrea Andrews B.Sc., M.Sc.

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.


Swimming Uphill: Moving On Far From Treading Water, Filip Roelandt Oct 2018

Swimming Uphill: Moving On Far From Treading Water, Filip Roelandt

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Investigating Drownings In Northern Ireland, Rory Hoy Inspector Oct 2018

Investigating Drownings In Northern Ireland, Rory Hoy Inspector

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Guiding Principles: Applying Water Competence To Drowning Prevention, Stephen J. Langendorfer Ph.D., Kevin Moran Ph.D., Robert Keig Stallman Ph.D. Oct 2018

Guiding Principles: Applying Water Competence To Drowning Prevention, Stephen J. Langendorfer Ph.D., Kevin Moran Ph.D., Robert Keig Stallman Ph.D.

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

No abstract provided.


Reestablishing A Culture Of Water Competency At An Hbcu, Knolan C. Rawlins Aug 2018

Reestablishing A Culture Of Water Competency At An Hbcu, Knolan C. Rawlins

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

African American children ages 5 – 19 years drown in swimming pools at rates of 5.5 times higher than those of whites (Gilchrist & Parker, 2014). Literature suggested culture is the culprit for this disparity. A fear of water dates to slavery (Pitts, 2007). After slavery was abolished, the memory of drowning remained part of the African American culture. In the twentieth century, the popularity of swimming grew with the increase in public pools. The era of the Jim Crow laws kept African Americans out of public pools (Pitts, 2007). Although the political landscape has shifted since the Jim Crow era, inequities have continued to linger. Despite the reported disparity between drowning among African Americans and others, a gap exists in the literature regarding aquatic programming at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Delaware State University (DSU) is addressing the fear of water among students on campus and among members of the surrounding community to DSU by implementing the American Red Cross Parent Orientation to Swim Curriculum. DSU’s current motto is “Making our mark on the world;” the previous motto was, “Only an educated man is free.” We prefer to recall that Plato said, “A man is not learned until he can read, write, and swim” (Silver, 2018).