Aquarobics: The Training Manual

Aquarobics: The Training Manual

By: Glenda Baum (author)Paperback

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This is a training manual for aquarobics exercise in the water. The aquarobic system encompasses a wide range of activity so that it can be used by professional physiotherapists and hydrotherapists as a technique for the rehabilitation of injured or disabled patients. Because of the simple nature of the movements, it can also be used by fitness coaches in a swimming pool to get their clients fit and keep them so, whatever their age or physical endowments.

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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.

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  • publication date: 29/06/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780702022340
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9780702022340
  • weight: 515
  • ISBN10: 0702022349

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