By Glenda Baum
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  • Easy to read practical book.
  • Over 100 exercises is fully illustrated to show how to teach it.
  • Every aspect of teaching aquarobics is covered including setting up the right environment, muscis and safety.
  • Different population groups require different approaches and exercises these are fully detailed within the text, eg exercise appropriate for pregnant women, the elderly, etc.
  • One section is devoted to the role of aquarobics to the role of aquarobics to promote health and fitness.
  • 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.
    ISBN 9780702022340
    Author Information By Glenda Baum, MSc, MCSP, SRP, Roehampton Physiotherapy Clinic, London, UK
    Table of Content 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.
    Publication Date 05-11-1998
    Pages 250
    Trim 248x191
    Stock Status In Stock
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