Swimming

S5 (S4-5)


Movement or coordination moderately affected throughout the whole body.

Movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs.

The absence of both forearms and one leg below the knee.

Absence of both legs below the knee and one forearm.

The absence of both arms.

 


S5 is for swimmers with co-ordination moderately affected, movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs, or the absence of limbs.

These swimmers have difficulty holding good body position or swimming straight, through the water.