The Complete Swimming Pool Reference

The third edition brings to you our best and most recent efforts in this new authoritative text.

Author: Rachel Griffiths

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ISBN: 1571677631

Category: Swimming pools

Page: 400

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The "Complete Swimming Pool Reference", having been a respected staple in libraries of many aquatic professionals for nearly a quarter century, has been improved with up-to-date, cutting-edge information. The third edition brings to you our best and most recent efforts in this new authoritative text. Rachel Griffiths and Tom Griffiths combine over 50 years of professional swimming pool experience in this country and abroad to bring you the newest swimming pool technologies and information that will certainly improve the safety and enjoyment of your aquatic facility. New and exciting information includes The Americans with Disabilities Act, expanded Risk Management chapters, in-depth discussions on water safety, and much more.

The Complete Swimming Pool Reference

Designed as a single, definitive reference on swimming pool safety and management, this book includes important chapters on first aid, life guarding, pool maintenance, as well as a unique hot tub and spa section.

Author: Tom Griffiths

Publisher: Sagamore Pub Llc

ISBN: 157167523X

Category: Reference

Page: 472

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Designed as a single, definitive reference on swimming pool safety and management, this book includes important chapters on first aid, life guarding, pool maintenance, as well as a unique hot tub and spa section. This comprehensive book is a valuable resource for swimming pool managers and technicians, university and college instructors, municipal/semi-public pool operators, lifeguards, swim coaches, and private pool owners.

The Swimming Pool Book

Everything you need to know to design, build and landscape the perfect pool.

Author: Tom Griffiths

Publisher:

ISBN: 0671882929

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

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The ultimate resource for prospective and current pool owners alike, this beautifully illustrated, comprehensive yet accessible volume examines the wide variety of pools available today. Written by Tom Griffiths, a well-known expert in pool and safety issues, The Swimming Pool offers invaluable detailed advice on a complete range of relevant topics such as the essentials of designing and constructing a pool, appropriate plantings and landscaping, proper filtration, water chemistry, and safety tips. Also included is a chapter exploring numerous case studies covering a range of budgets and uses, so that you can consider the many available options, make informed decisions, and choose the right pool for you. Part one of The Swimming Pool is devoted to helping you select an appropriate pool for your needs, budget, and available space. Chapter one provides a step-by-step plan for selecting the proper site, and includes considerations such as local zoning restrictions, slope, soil drainage, location of underground utilities, shade, wind, privacy, and the surrounding landscape. Chapters two and three discuss the full range of swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas in today's market, whether you wish to install a relatively inexpensive aboveground pool, an indoor hot tub for therapeutic purposes, an intricately tiled kidney-shaped pool with an ample deck for entertaining, a lap pool, or a vanishing-edge pool that highlights a spectacular view. Chapter four presents fully illustrated case studies that enable you to examine a range of pool plans -- from the simple to the ornate. Filled with creative ideas and practical advice, this chapter lays out a variety of options so that you can evaluate and prioritize your needs, then select the pool that meets them beautifully and affordably. Part two of The Swimming Pool is every pool owner's dream come true: an easy-to-use handbook that takes all the worry out of pool upkeep. Chapter five focuses on the importance of good water circulation, chemistry, and maintenance, making these concepts readily understandable, demonstrating how to achieve clear, clean water, and providing charts and sidebars that offer important safety tips and troubleshooting advice. Also included is a discussion of essential pool-keeping equipment and daily and weekly maintenance chores that will help protect your investment. Chapter six demonstrates the importance of barriers for safety, privacy, and aesthetics, and describes the many types of fencing available. Chapter seven contains vital information that will assist in ensuring pool safety, giving a complete list of "pool rules" and necessary safety and rescue equipment, plus tips on supervising children and adults, teaching youngsters to swim, and much more. The Swimming Pool concludes with an extensive list of pool plantings, and a listing of pool publications worldwide. Filled with expert advice, helpful ideas, charts, sidebars, pool plans, and gorgeous and inspiring color photographs, The Swimming Pool is the ideal sourcebook, as it contains everything you'll need to know, from planning to maintenance.

Swimming Pools

The fourth edition of this classic book provides a comprehensive treatise on the design and construction of swimming pools, both public and private.

Author: Philip H. Perkins

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780419235903

Category: Architecture

Page: 248

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The fourth edition of this classic book provides a comprehensive treatise on the design and construction of swimming pools, both public and private. Significantly revised, it covers planning, materials, design, construction and finishing, water circulation and treatment, energy conservation, maintenance and repairs. This is a standard book for all civil engineers who need to design and construct swimming pools, and a useful reference on the design of water-retaining structures.

Swimming Pool Data and Reference Annual

When writing to various companies , the editors of this publication would greatly appreciate your mentioning SWIMMING POOL DATA & REFERENCE ANNUAL . minister Everything for the MODERN POOL Complete swimming pool service.

Author: Earl K. Collins

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951D00583571M

Category: Swimming pools

Page:

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation

This is an ongoing process that should be performed on a regular basis. It is a good idea to hire an experienced expert in water safety to assist you with this task. You may want to read The Complete Swimming Pool Reference (Griffiths, ...

Author: Katharine M. Nohr

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736069335

Category: Law

Page: 390

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"Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation includes numerous forms, checklists, and documentation strategies as well as safety questionnaires for each of the sports covered. This lawyer-created toolkit will help you take the necessary steps to reduce injuries, decrease lawsuits, and pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses in your programs. All of the forms and checklists are also reproduced on a CD-ROM included with the book so you can easily access and use them when needed."--BOOK JACKET.

Clean It Fast Clean It Right

“ Just like your teeth , you should brush your pool every morning , says Tom Griffiths , Ph.D. , manager of aquatic facilities at Pennsylvania State University in University Park and author of The Complete Swimming Pool Reference and ...

Author: Jeff Bredenberg

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1579540198

Category: House & Home

Page: 544

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Drawing on the knowledge of more than two hundred experts, this reference offers advice on cleaning, removing problem spots, saving money, and developing efficient cleaning methods

Sports Exercise and Fitness

A Guide to Reference and Information Sources Mary Beth Allen. jury in the sport , the physiology of nutritional issues related to swimming , preventive medicine , and the biomechanics of ... The Complete Swimming Pool Reference .

Author: Mary Beth Allen

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563088193

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 287

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An easy-to-use guide to nearly 1,000 information sources on sports, exercise, and fitness.

Comprehensive Aquatic Therapy

... Activity and Sport , 10 and The Complete Swimming Pool Reference . " Therapy pools are the subjects of Aquatic Rehabilitation for Health Professionals12 and Aquatics : The Complete Reference Guide for Aquatic Fitness Professionals .

Author: Andrew J. Cole

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0750673869

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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This multidisciplinary reference reviews the biologic, medical, and rehabilitative research that underlies aquatic therapy and applies these scientific findings to current evaluation and treatment techniques for a broad range of problems and disorders. Contributors from physiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy and sports medicine take a practical, evidence-based approach to therapy, discussing the effects of the aquatic environment on human physiology, as well as goal setting and functional outcomes. They also address related issues such as facility design, management and staffing to senior wellness programs and associated legal considerations. The completely revised and updated 2nd Edition features new chapters on wound management, pediatric aquatic therapy and the use of aquatic therapy for common orthopedic problems. Features treatment guidelines based on scientific research and evidence based findings. Presents therapeutic models for neurologic disorders · spine and musculoskeletal pain · burn and wounds · rheumatologic disease, and much more. Provides new chapters on wound management and aquatic therapy · pediatric aquatic therapy · aquatic therapy of common orthopedic problems · and pool management. Incorporates state of the art insights about the physical principles of aquatic therapy. Offers an expanded section on neurologic disorders and aquatic therapy and asthma and exercise.

Swimming Pools and Natural Bathing Places

Leicester , John B. 85. MOVABLE BULKHEAD PROVIDES FLEXIBILITY . Swimming Pool Age , 39 : 4 : 19 , April 1965 . 81. HUB OF A COMPLETE COMMUNITY RECREATION COMPLEX . Swimming Pool Data and Reference Annual ...

Author: National Center for Urban and Industrial Health (U.S.)

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112063951476

Category: Bathing beaches

Page: 50

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Swimming Pools

Significantly revised,Swimming Pools is the standard reference for all civil engineers, architects, consultants and swimming pool operators involved in the design, construction and and maintenance of swimming pools.

Author: Philip H. Perkins

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0367863758

Category:

Page: 248

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The fourth edition of this classic book provides a comprehensive treatise on the design and construction of swimming pools, both public and private. Significantly revised, it covers planning, materials, design, construction and finishing, water circulation and treatment, energy conservation, maintenance and repairs. This is a standard book for all civil engineers who need to design and construct swimming pools, and a useful reference on the design of water-retaining structures.

Risk Management in Sport and Recreation

Sports Medicine 31 ( 4 ) : 301-308 . Clement , A. 1998. In Law in sport and physical activity . 2d ed . Aurora , OH : Sport and Law Press . Clement , A. 2003. Legal liability and risk management . In The complete swimming pool reference ...

Author: John Otto Spengler

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 073605619X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 167

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Risk Management in Sport and Recreation is a comprehensive resource for those charged with the responsibility of providing for the safety of participants and spectators in a sport or recreation setting. It covers a range of safety issues, including lightning, heat illness, aquatics, playground safety, drug testing, and medical emergency action plans. Readers receive clear and detailed explanations of issues to consider before making decisions on risk management. Risk Management in Sport and Recreation is designed to provide a foundation for approaching key issues in safety and risk management. It shows readers how to evaluate and analyze various safety issues and apply the underlying concepts to a variety of situations. The following are unique features of the text: -A safety guidelines finder lists Web sites of accessible standards, guidelines, and recommendations from leading organizations. -Chapter objectives and pullout boxes of key points and key statistics stress the importance of the topic under discussion. -Threshold issues in each chapter highlight important factors to consider when making decisions on risk management. -Real-world applications at the end of each chapter present scenarios involving the potential for harm, and readers must make a decision on how to address the issues. -Examples of public service announcements, posters, and other publicly viewed safety information are presented. -An appendix offers examples of emergency action plans, checklists, and recommendations from organizations such as the National Lightning Safety Institute and university aquatic centers. -A companion Web site provides links to the Web sites used in the book, as well as updates to guidelines and links that may occur after the book is in print. The safety guidelines finder gives students and practitioners a single location from which they can easily access important safety information. Organized under land-based or water-based activities, each activity lists guidelines, recommendations, and standards along with the source for that information. Each entry includes Web sites where readers can find the full documents. The text also features sample guidelines and safety checklists from agencies and associations that demonstrate how organizations might plan for risk and communicate safety information. Readers also consider the types of postings and equipment they will need in order to communicate their risk management plans, and they are given real-life situations in which a risk management plan is needed and are prompted to consider why and how to create a plan for such situations. The resource will help students and professionals plan for and manage risk. Current and future employees of sport facilities, school athletic programs, parks and recreation programs, youth and aquatic centers, or resorts and golf courses will find that Risk Management in Sport and Recreation provides the tools to assist in making the right decisions to manage risk effectively.