PNF in the Pool

By: Terri Mitchell, PTA
Julia Meno-Fettig CTRS, ATRIC
David Ogden PT
without CE $40.00

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

Approved for:
4.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
4.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
0.4 Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute (ATRI)
0.4 Council on Prof. Stand. Kinesiotherapy (COPS-KT)
2.0 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
4.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
4.0 YMCA
4.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)

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Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: None
Target Audience: Aquatic Fitness Professional, Group Fitness, Personal Trainer, Therapy

Course Description:
PNF is characterized by mass movement patterns that are spiral and diagonal. You use PNF patterns of movement and components of them in most of your functional daily activity. This course offers basic educational information regarding proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques appropriate for performance in the aquatic environment to use with all levels of clients. See text, photos and video demonstrations as the authors teach PNF movements for use in therapy and fitness environments, one-on-one or in group fitness applications. PNF training helps your clients maintain important functional movement patterns.

Here is what reviewers had to say about this course:
• "Loved it! Great video/ audio clips Great progressions in learning as you go." Anna K., San Hose, CA
• "Great application of PNF in the Pool." Brett P., CO
• "Well presented, clear video clips, cutting edge information." Susan B., TN
• "Very good information w/ good explanations." Victoria B., IL
• "Quality video and explanations help decipher material that could be difficult to understand if only available in a written form Very good information w/ good explanations." Beth D., TX

Course Objectives
After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Explain what PNF movements are and how we use them in everyday activities.
  • Properly perform PNF diagonal movements and teach them to patients, clients or class participants.
  • Implement PNF patterns in an aquatic therapy program.
  • Implement PNF movements in a land based therapeutic setting.
  • Incorporate PNF movements into aquatic fitness classes.

ISBN# 978-0-9842758-1-6

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