Contextualization, definition, and characteristics of acquatic gimnastics

Juan Carlos Colado Sanchez

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Colado Sánchez, J. C. (2002). Contextualization, definition, and characteristics of acquatic gimnastics. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 70, 64-76.



The analysis of the evolution of physical leisure practices in our society, shows us that aquatic activities of healthy physical conditioning, through music and recreation, are being consolidated in an important manner. Such proposals, due to new conceptual planning and methods of acting in our present day society, are understood in an eclectic way, exceeding the limitations that other traditional models contribute.
As a result, a great variety of optional exercises has appeared that needs to be situated, defined and delimited with exactitude to guarantee that his quantitative advance is also, at the same time, qualitative, in such a way that we can adequately guide this emerging process.

Keywords: Aquatic Activities, Motricity and Aquatic Gymnastics, Physical Condition and Health.

ISSN: 2014-0983

Published: October 01, 2002