Gymnastics: Girls Rocking It

Title IX Rocks!

This informative resource explores some of the basic principles of gymnastics and the factors that motivate girls who dedicate themselves to perfecting the sport's 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. 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 vault--is explained as well as the ways to perform safely. This indispensable volume offers girls an interesting and instructional guide.

Library Bound Book List: $35.45 / S&L: $26.60
eBook List: $35.45 / S&L: $26.60

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-5081-7037-2
Author : Glen Stanley, Ann Wesley
Copyright : 2016
Language : English
Category : Sports
Pages : 64
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 796.4408352--dc2
Subject : Sports
Binding : Library
Detailed Table of Contents • For Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Sidebars • Web Sites • Full-color photographs • Timelines