Volume 11, Number 1 (August 2018) Diversity in Aquatics
Special Issue, Diversity in AquaticsThe International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education is extremely pleased and proud to publish the first special issue, "Diversity in Aquatics," in the journal's decade-long existence.
I encourage you to read the first article, an introductory editorial composed by the three hard-working special editors for the issue, Austin Anderson, Angela Beale-Tawfeeq, and Steven Waller.
In their introductory editorial, the editors have provided some background to the special issue and then have described each article in a paragraph that will provide you with the motivation to read each article.
Guest Editors' Introduction to the Special Issue, Diversity in Aquatics
Angela K. Beale-Tawfeeq, Steven N. Waller Ph.D., and Austin Anderson
Developing and Implementing a Community-level Para-Swimming Program
Mariett Teixeira Matias and Milena M. Parent
"We Just Treat Everyone the Same": LGBTQ Aquatic Management Strategies, Barriers and Implementation
Austin R. Anderson, Eric Knee, William D. Ramos, and Tiffany Monique Quash
Reestablishing a Culture of Water Competency at an HBCU
Knolan C. Rawlins
Modeling Initial Participation of Diverse Communities in Competitive Swimming
Dane W. Wolfrom, Emily J. Murray, and Angela M. Dominguez
Swimming Through the Waves: Black Collegiate Swimmers and Their Experiences
Tiffany Monique Quash
Navigating Rough Waters: Public Swimming Pools, Discrimination, and the Law
Steven N. Waller Ph.D. and Jim Bemiller JD
A Cause to Action: Learning to Develop a Culturally Responsive/Relevant Approach to 21st Century Water Safety Messaging through Collaborative Partnerships
Angela K. Beale-Tawfeeq, Austin Anderson, and William D. Ramos