Gravity vs Buoyancy: Friend and Foe
Price 59.95
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By: Tina Schmidt-McNulty MS, RCEP, RN
ISBN# 978-1-935746-10-2
Course Description:
Explore the basic properties of gravity and buoyancy and how they affect movement and equipment use on land and in the aquatic environment. Exercise and equipment options are given for all primary muscle groups for land and water resistance training exercises using weights, tubing, buoyant and drag equipment. This course is an easy to access, comprehensive library of resistance training exercises with over 70 videos, written explanations, variations and safety information beneficial to both land and aquatic health-fitness professionals.

Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    0.4Action Personal Trainer Certification
    4.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    0.4American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    0.4National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    2.0National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    0.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    4.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
New members register to subscribe. 5 year subscription includes future course revisions.

Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Define mass and discuss its relationship to gravity and center of gravity.
  2. Define density and discuss its relationship to buoyancy and center of buoyancy.
  3. Identify other forms of resistance in a fluid environment.
  4. Identify joint motions and apply different forms of resistance to land and water exercise.
  5. Learn several exercises using resistance in land and water exercise.
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