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Title:
The best book of gymnastics
Author:
Morley, Christine.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Kingfisher, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
31 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
An illustrated introduction to the sport of gymnastics, including artistic gymnastics, sports acrobatics, trampolining, tumbling, and rhythmic gymnastics.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is gymnastics? -- The first gymnasts -- Getting ready -- On the mat -- Jumps and leaps -- Balancing -- All kinds of shapes -- High in the air -- On the horses -- Music and dance -- Tumbling -- Working as a team -- Watching displays -- Competitions.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.5 0.5 73489.
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm031/2003047720.html
ISBN:
9780753456057
Format :
Book

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Summary

From bull-leaping in ancient Crete to modern Olympic competition, gymnastics has been one of the most popular sports for thousands of years. This new Best Book covers everything from the sport's history to how to prepare for gymnastic activities and how to use gym equipment, including trampolines, the uneven bars, and horses. Aspiring young athletes will also find essential information on related concepts such as teamwork, developing balance, and insight into how gymnastic events are judged.


Author Notes

Christine Morley is a freelance writer and editor with fifteen years' experience in publishing. Her titles include the Me and My Pet series and Totally Weird: Spiders .


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