Aquatic Options 2: Special Populations & Post Rehab Fitness Training
Price with CE: $69.95
Price without CE: $45.00
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By: Monique Acton MES, Laurie Denomme B Kinesiology, Judi Powers MS Clinical Exercise Physiology
ISBN# 978-935746-20-1
Course Description:
This course is the second module in the Aquatic Options series. Aquatic Options was specifically designed for aquatic fitness professionals and any professional working with special populations and post rehab individuals in the aquatic environment. In this course you will learn modifications for participants with specific medical conditions including arthritis, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, and be introduced to the assessment, evaluation, documentation, and reporting process. Choose appropriate equipment for all of the populations, and be able to design your own safe and effective aquatic fitness programming.

Education Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: Basic Choreography Skills
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    0.5Action Personal Trainer Certification
    5.0AEA Arthritis Foundation
    5.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    5.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    0.5American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    5.0Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.5Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    5.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    0.5National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    0.4National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
    2.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    0.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    5.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    5.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    5.0World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Understand concepts for how to get started working with special populations in the aquatic environment including standard of care and risk management.
  2. Be introduced to personal fitness screening and learn how to select appropriate pre and post assessment tools.
  3. Learn documenting processes and how to build communication and referrals with the medical community. Identify aquatic training options for special populations including:
    • Deconditioned and Moderately Obese.
    • Diabetes mellitus.
    • Cardiovascular Diseases.
    • Osteoarthritis.
  4. Describe exercise training principles specific to exercise in the water.
  5. Review resistance training exercises for many musculoskeletal conditions.
  6. Understand the program components for a safe and effective aquatic work out including warm up, endurance and conditioning, and cool down and stretch.
  7. Learn how to select appropriate aquatic exercise equipment and use the equipment effectively.
  8. Understand effective aquatic equipment progressions.
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