Workshop 3 in Iceland ”Aquatherapy and swimming for people in wheelchairs” – July 2015
Workshop was conducted on UI in English for students from Poland and Iceland and Polish academic teacher. The workshop was taught by teachers from University of Iceland (Prof. Hafþór Gudmundsson and Ingi Einarsson) and AWF Warsaw (Anna Ogonowska-Słodownik, M.Sc.). Classes were practical with participation of people in wheelchairs (transfers, swimming techniques for people in wheelchairs, swimming lessons, training, skills assessment in water, therapy in water). Theoretical information about the specificity of working in water with wheelchair users, methods of teaching swimming, swimming training and classification in swimming were added. The electronic version of the workshop materials will be available on the project website and a CD-Rom with the results of the project. Workshop participants received a certificate.