This course is the first module of a two-part series. Aquatic Options was specifically designed for aquatic fitness professionals, Personal Trainers, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Recreational Therapists, and any professional working with special populations and post rehab individuals in the aquatic environment. This course will review important fitness training guidelines and help you better understand how to integrate progressive aquatic fitness exercises for shoulder, knee and hip orthopedic considerations and low back pain.
Education Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: Basic Choreography Skills
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|0.5||Action Personal Trainer Certification|
|5.0||AEA Arthritis Foundation|
|5.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|5.0||American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)|
|0.5||American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)|
|5.0||Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)|
|0.5||Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)|
|5.0||International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)|
|0.5||National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)|
|0.4||National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)|
|2.5||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|0.5||National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)|
|5.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
|5.0||Sara's City Workout (SCW)|
|5.0||World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)|
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Learn and understand professional responsibilities associated with Standard of Care and Risk Management when working with special populations and post rehab clients.
- Identify exercise principles for cardiorespiratory, resistance, and flexibility training.
- Describe aquatic support stances for resistance and flexibility training.
- Understand the difference between open and closed chain exercises.
- Learn how to monitor intensity in the aquatic environment including an understanding of aquatic heart rate responses, objective and subjective measures of intensity, and the affects of medication on resting and exercise heart rates.
- Review shoulder, vertebral column, hip, and knee anatomy.
- Identify, list, and describe exercise goals, recommendations, movements to avoid, and specific aquatic exercises for orthopedic conditions for the shoulder, vertebral column, hip, and knee including:
- Shoulder impingement
- Rotator cuff
- Low back pain
- Total hip replacement
- Total knee replacement
- Meniscal injury and patellofemoral syndrome
- Anterior cruciate ligament conditions
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer