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Excerpts — Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual-7th Edition

Teaching from the pool deck

The AEA considers deck instruction as the preferred method of leading aquatic fitness in most situations. See the sidebar AEA Standards and Guidelines for Deck Instruction for more information.

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Benefits and considerations of aquatic exercise for older adults

Aging is a natural and gradual physiological process characterized by a decrease in functional capacities.

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Review some of the most common aquatic formats

Using the general recommendations for class components, you can design numerous formats to keep aquatic classes engaging, provide training variety, and motivate a wide range of participants.

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