The Training Manual


  • Glenda Baum, MSc, MCSP, SRP, Roehampton Physiotherapy Clinic, London, UK

This new reference is written for those professionals who wish to improve their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in working with clients doing therapeutic exercise in water. This easy to read, highly practical book is full of examples and includes over one hundred exercises.
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Book information

  • Published: June 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2234-0

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Glossary. Part I: Exercise in Water. Introduction What Is Aquarobics. Exercise Physiology. The Properties of Water and the Resultant Physiological Adaptations. Safety Considerations. The Use of Music. Part II: Specific Population Groups. Aquarobics for Later Life. Before and After Childbirth. Inflammatory and Degenerative Arthritis. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. Aquarobics for the Overweight. Part III: Aquarobics to Promote Health and Fitness., Aerobic Training. Enhancing Muscle Function. Improving Flexibility. Part IV: The Exercises. Introduction. Total Body Movement. Spinal Exercise. Abdominal Exercise. Upper Quadrant. Lower Quadrant. Balance Exercise. Aerobic Combinations. Flexibility. Pelvic Floor Relaxation. Part V: Practical Tips, Equipment, Addresses. Index.