Buoyancy Stretches
Price 49.95
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By: Ana Oriani MA
ISBN# 978-1-935746-12-6
Course Description:
Take your clients and athletes to a new level of flexibility with Buoyancy Stretches. Learn how to maximize the use of Archimedes' Principle and buoyancy equipment with supine, side, and front working positions. These stretches will enable you to help your client enhance relaxation, breathe more consistently and deeply, and maintain the proper level of body alignment that can help to achieve a fluid and controlled stretch. Exercise videos help with visual descriptions.

Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    0.3Action Personal Trainer Certification
    3.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    0.3American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    1.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    0.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    3.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Learn how to guide students to enhance stretching by utilizing the wall at the deep end of the pool.
  2. Maximize and utilize Archimedes' Principle.
  3. Carefully select the placement of buoyant equipment such as a belt, noodles, ankle cuffs, buoyant wrist bands, and shoes.
  4. Locate the center of buoyancy and center of gravity.
  5. Look for body composition of participants, placement of flotation equipment, and/or type of flotation utilized.
  6. Learn the Supine/Side/Front Working Position to find proper neutral buoyancy and place the body in buoyant equilibrium.
  7. Use deep end stretches and the following practices to enhance the participant's body awareness.
  8. Learn how to modify exercises for the shallow end of the pool by using the appropriate buoyant equipment to obtain the desired stretch.