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Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training Print CE Course With Book

Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training Print CE Course With Book

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    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    • Text

    • Study guide

    • DVD

    • Continuing education exam

    Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training Print CE Course reviews literature regarding the benefits of aquatic exercise using a variety of therapeutic interventions, including the Halliwick concept; the Bad Ragaz ring method; ai chi, watsu; swim stroke training; aquatic cardiovascular training; neuromuscular training; and core, upper-quarter, and lower-quarter musculoskeletal training. Learn how to apply aquatic activities to progress individual clients and adapt these activities to individuals with various disease-specific conditions. Case studies are presented and discussed throughout the course.

    This is an advanced course for physical therapists, physical therapy aides, therapeutic aquatic specialists, and fitness and wellness professionals with previous aquatic training and experience. The course concludes with a continuing education exam for credit through participating organizations.

    Course Objectives

    • Facilitate safe and efficient use of the aquatic environment for rehabilitation and

    training.

    • Instill clear understanding of indications and contraindications for treatment in

    the aquatic environment.

    • Illuminate the underlying properties of water.

    • Review the physiology of immersion and its relationship with exercise.

    • Review and highlight the application of various aquatic exercise theories to specific client cases.

    • Understand the client management model in the aquatic environment.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for aquatic specialists, physical therapists and physiotherapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, and athletic therapists and trainers.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Core Elements

    Chapter 1. Introduction and Historical Overview

    Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, and Jean Irion, PT, EdD, SCS, ATC

    History of Aquatic Healing and Rituals

    Modern Origins of Aquatic Therapy

    Current Status of Aquatic Rehabilitation

    Indications and Advantages of an Aquatic-Based Program

    Contraindications and Precautions for an Aquatic-Based Program

    Aquatics programs

    Summary

    Chapter 2. Aquatic Service Providers

    Charlotte Norton, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, and Lynette Jamison, MOT, OTR/L, CPO

    Lyton Model for the Aquatic Team

    Licensure, Registration, Certification and Title Acts

    Function of Each Team Member in the Aquatic Continuum

    Summary

    Chapter 3. Aquatic Properties and Therapeutic Interventions

    Jean M. Irion, PT, EdD, SCS, ATC

    Physical Properties of Water

    Fluid Dynamic Properties of Water

    Summary

    Chapter 4. Physiological Responses to Immersion and Aquatic Exercise

    Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS, and Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD

    Pulmonary System

    Renal System

    Musculoskeletal System

    Neuromuscular System

    Summary

    Part II. Philosophy and Technique Elements

    Chapter 5. The Halliwick Concept

    Johan Lambeck, PT, and Urs N.Gamper, PT

    Historical Overview

    Treatment Classification

    Halliwick and ICF

    Learning Stages

    Function Level Applications

    Activity Level Applications

    Participation Level Applications

    Specific Skill Training

    Summary

    Chapter 6. The Bad Ragaz Ring Method

    Urs N. Gamper, PT, and Johan Lambeck, PT

    Physiotherapeutic and Mechanical Principles

    Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

    Indications

    Treatment Goals

    Application of Techniques

    Treatment Time

    Exercise Progression

    Movement Patterns

    Patterns of the Lower Extremities

    Patterns of the Trunk

    Patterns of the Upper Extremities

    Summary

    Chapter 7. Ai Chi

    Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC

    Historical Overview

    Breathing Patterns

    Movement Principles

    Stance and Movement Patterns

    Ai Chi Benefits

    Applications in Patient Populations

    Summary

    Chapter 8. Watsu

    Lynette Jamison, MOT, OTR/L, CPO

    History and Philosophy

    Treatment Progression

    Training and Certification

    Physiological Effects

    Psychological Effects

    Treatment Applications

    Precautions and Contraindications

    Summary

    Chapter 9. Swim Stroke Training and Modification for Rehabilitation

    Emily Dunlap, PT

    Swim Training in an Aquatic Therapy Treatment Plan

    Swim Training Progression

    Recovery Skills

    Static Floating Control

    Basic Water Safety Skills

    Swim Training Equipment

    Swim Strokes and Modification

    Injury Modifications

    Summary

    Part III. Client Elements

    Chapter 10. Assessment and Evaluation

    Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD

    Clinical Decision Making

    Initial Assessment and Evaluation

    Medical Clearance

    Informed Consent

    Water Safety Screening

    Vital Sign Baseline Data

    Documenting Aquatic Programming and Progression

    Discharge from Aquatic Programming

    Summary

    Chapter 11. Specialized Aquatic Cardiovascular Training

    Dawn T. Gulick PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS

    Monitoring Cardiovascular Performance

    Cerebral Palsy

    Brain Injury & Stroke

    Multiple Sclerosis

    Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Pregnancy

    Cardiopulmonary Disease

    Fibromyalgia

    Obesity

    Older Populations

    Injured Athletes

    Summary

    Chapter 12. Neuromuscular Training

    David M. Morris PT, PhD, and Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD

    Rehabilitation of Individuals with Neurological Disorders

    General Guidelines for Treatment Design

    Aquatic Techniques for Neurorehabilitation Application

    Balance and Postural Control

    Aquatic Wellness Programs

    Summary

    Chapter 13. Core Muscloskeletal Training

    Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD

    Functional Anatomy

    Activities to Improve Mobility

    Activities to Increase Muscle Performance

    Core Emphasis Cardiorespiratory Training

    Specific Exercise Recommendations

    Summary

    Chapter 14. Upper-Quarter Musculoskeletal Training

    Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD

    Functional Anatomy

    Indications for Aquatic Therapy

    Activities to Improve Mobility

    Activities to Improve Muscle Performance

    Upper Quarter Focus Cardiorespiratory Training

    Specific Exercise Recommendations

    Summary

    Chapter 15. Lower-Quarter Musculoskeletal Training

    Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD

    Functional Anatomy

    Indications for Aquatic Therapy

    Activities to Increase Mobility

    Activities to Improve Muscle Performance

    Cardiorespiratory Training with a Lower Extremity Emphasis

    Specific Exercise Progressions

    Summary

    References

    Chapter 16. Case Scenarios of Individuals with Specific Needs

    Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Postpartum

    Spina Bifida

    Femur Fracture in a Man with a Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy

    About the Editor

    Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, is a senior physical therapist in Madison, Wisconsin. Her aquatic therapy experience includes nearly 20 years of treating a variety of patients. Brody is a frequent contributor to the body of knowledge in rehabilitation, including a popular text on therapeutic exercise, teaching continuing education courses, and providing postprofessional coursework.

    Brody received the Ron Peyton Award in 2006 for sports physical therapy. In her leisure time, she enjoys swimming, running, biking, and snowshoeing.

    Lori is a coeditor and chapter author for the Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training textbook.

    Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of physical therapy and rehabilitation science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Geigle’s 27 years of clinical practice as a generalist includes aquatic intervention. Part of her research agenda focuses on incorporating aquatic exercise in managing the negative health outcomes of cancer and aging.

    Geigle is past president of the Aquatic Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and served as coeditor of the Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy. She received the Outstanding Research Award in 2006 from the Aquatic Physical Therapy Section of the APTA. In her spare time she plays tennis, hikes with her golden retrievers, and reads.

    Paula is a coeditor and chapter author for the Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training textbook.