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Aquatic Arthritis Instructor Certification

There are more than 100 diseases in the arthritis category and it is widely accepted that most of the symptoms may be greatly benefited through functional water exercise programming. This educational program will review progressive exercise inventory to  design a safe, effective and well balanced program based on an understanding that many clients attending programs will require less intense and low impact options.


Instructors will review functional range of motion and joint action as well as review how to help people with limitations so that they may be helped with functional well-being.


The goal of this program is to provide a  balanced approach to train and target cardiopulmonary benefits, functional fitness, muscular endurance and strength, balance, posture and flexibility training. The WaterART working positions will be introduced to provide multi level programming to help each participant train at an appropriate intensity and low impact  - for a safer yet functional approach to benefitting the many people who suffer from the many forms of arthritis or painful movement. This program will also introduce the use of flotation as well as resistive devices to provide both work and rest for people suffering with Arthritis. Water specific equipment such as noodles and resistive paddles for improved performance. Water Walking and Tai Chi movements will be incorporated to train mobility, gait and balance.


This program is available via Onsite or Home Study Training.

Home Study Program for NEW Aquatic Instructors click here

Home Study Program for Aquatic Instructors who have previous completed some Certification Instructor click here


   
 
Table of Contents 
   
   Chapter 1  Introduction to WaterART Arthritis Shallow Water Exercise  
   Chapter 2 General Overview of Arthritic Conditions 
   Chapter 3 The Musculoskeletal Connection 
   Chapter 4 Shallow Water Program Design 
   Chapter 5 Joint Action & Biomechanics 
   Chapter 6 Sample Programs & Exercise Inventory 
   Chapter 7 Arthritis & Weight Management 
   Chapter 8 References & Resources and Handouts Page 
   Chapter 9 Study Guide Questions & answers
   Exam & How to complete the exam (in the back of manual)

The Onsite Instructor Training program includes:


ONSITE ARTHRITIS TRAINING PROGRAMS

DOWNLOAD (PDF FILE) OF ARTHRITIS AGENDA

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION EXAM PROCESS

LAND ARTHRITIS INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM

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