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  • Slide 1 - By: Ariana Hydro Lifeguarding
  • Slide 2 - Evolution Stone Age “The swimmers cave” depicts drawings of swimmers performing ancient breaststrokes. Greece Defined sports First Olympics http://www.syl.com/hb/theevolutionofswimmingfromancienthistorytothepresent.html
  • Slide 3 - Around the World The Middle Ages introduced the element of competition Japan First known swimming races in 36 B.C. Germany Wars against the Romans Swam competitively Swimming popularity died down until the introduction of the bathing suit http://www.syl.com/hb/theevolutionofswimmingfromancienthistorytothepresent.html
  • Slide 4 - Earliest certifications and organization 1538- Nicholas Wynman Wrote the first book that taught various swimming techniques. 1603- Japan creates the first swimming organization. 1708-China establishes the first known lifesaving group, “Chinkiang Association for the Saving of Life.” http://faculty.deanza.edu/donahuemary/Historyoflifesaving
  • Slide 5 - Present Day Today, most certifications and qualifications for lifeguarding are under the direction of the American Red Cross American Red Cross Founded by Clara Barton in 1881 Washington D.C. http://faculty.deanza.edu/donahuemary/Historyoflifesaving
  • Slide 6 - Pool and Waterfront training 5 day course 20 minutes of lap swimming 3 hours of water training per day Rescue Skills Submerged drowning Deep water backboard Head, neck, & back injuries 2 hours classrooms training per day First aid 3 tests http://www.redcross.org/
  • Slide 7 - Cardiac Emergencies CPR- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Dr. Peter Safar- The father of CPR ABC’s Recertification every year AED- Automated External Defibrillator 64% survival rate http://www.redcross.org/
  • Slide 8 - LeRoy Columbo Suffered from Spinal Meningitis at 7 years old. Lost his hearing Almost drowned 16 times 907 rescues Guinness Book of World Records First deaf lifeguard “The World’s Greatest Lifeguard http://faculty.deanza.edu/donahuemary/Historyoflifesaving
  • Slide 9 - “We sit on ours to SAVE yours!” The End
  • Slide 10 - Internet sources: The American National Red Cross. “Being a Red Cross Lifeguard.” 2009. http://www.redcross-cmd.org/Chapter/lifeguard.html, Received: Feb. 3, 2009. American Lifeguard Association. “Global Lifeguards.” 2004 http://www.americanlifeguard.com/lifeguarding.htm, Received: Feb. 2, 2009. Donahue, Mary. “History of Lifesaving.” May 13, 2008. http://faculty.deanza.edu/donahuemary/Historyoflifesaving, Receieved: Feb 26, 2009. “The Evolution of Swimming From Ancient History to the Present.” 2005. http://www.syl.com/hb/theevolutionofswimmingfromancienthistorytothepresent.html, Received: Feb. 26, 2009. Library/book sources: Staywell. “American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual.” Yardly, PA, 2005. Tran, Mai. “Lifeguards Put Their Strength, Skills to the Test.” Los Angeles Times. August 12, 2006. B-3. Patterson, James. Gross, Andrew/ “Lifeguard”. Hachette Book Group. 2009. Bibliography
  • Slide 11 - Questions and Answers?

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