Aquatic Post-Rehabilitation for People with Back Pain

By: Connie Jasinskas, MS

without CE $40.00

Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.

Approved for:

4.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
4.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
0.4 Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institution (ATRI)
2.0 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
4.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
0.4 Council on Prof. Stand. Kinesiotherapy (COPS-KT)
4.0 YMCA
4.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
4.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
0.4 Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
0.4 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

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Education Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: Basic Knowledge of Aquatic Exercise
Target Audience: Aquatic Fitness Professional, Group Fitness, Personal Trainer, Therapy, Coach

Course Description:

Over 80% of the U.S. population suffers from low back pain at some time in their life, some with chronic low back pain issues. Most low back pain is attributed to muscle imbalance and is relieved and prevented by a properly executed exercise program conducted by a knowledgeable professional. This course shows how vertical aquatic exercise can be used in post-rehabilitation for back pain by aquatic rehabilitation practitioners, as well as aquatic leaders providing individual or group exercise for this population. Videos and pictures give you a clear understanding of the exercises and progressions shown in the course. If you want to get exceptional results with your back pain clients, this course is a must!

Course Objectives:

By reviewing and studying this course you will:
  1. Discuss aquatic applications for back rehabilitation, common causes of back pain, and back injury issues.
  2. Identify 3 common steps to reduce back pain and the 3 phases of recovery and care for a back pain client.
  3. Discuss the 6 recommendations for back pain recovery and three characteristics/benefits of vertical aquatic exercise for low back pain.
  4. Discuss core training strategies for a back pain client including progression, what to avoid, and potential limitations.
  5. Describe 3 key elements and 7 exercises for teaching abdominal bracing and core stabilization in the aquatic environment.
  6. Identify equipment and methods that can be used for training the core and back in the aquatic environment.
  7. Explain how to safely and effectively perform 7 aquatic core exercises with variations.

ISBN# 978-1-935746-30-0

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