Rehabilitation H2O Instructor Certification for Athletic Populations




This program is an advanced aquatic training program to teach individuals involved in rehabilitation developed by a physiotherapist. Candidates will require a superior understanding of anatomy, biomechanics, and water exercise design -we recommend candidates have completed at least two levels of WaterART prior to enrolling in this course.  (Please note that instructors who are not registered therapists may not use the title “therapist”.) Seasoned instructors are an important part of the wellness continuum and this will educate you about the rehabilitation process.

This specific program is appropriate for post-rehabilitation sports enthusiasts and/or athletes.  We will review a variety of case studies during the course.



In order to gain the most out of this program and become successful, the following  is highly recommended:

  1. To have completed at least 2 levels of WaterART Certification or equivalent
  2. Unless candidate holds one of the  following certifications: Registered Kin, Registered PT, RT, OT, AT or PTA.
  3. Should you not have the prerequisite we recommend that you do this training as a workshop for 16 hours or 16.0 CECs.

Only Registered Allied Health Care Providers may utilize the title Therapist. however, everyone is welcome to take the program and learn from this program.

Course materials

  • H2O Post Rehabilitation Instructor Manual for Athletic Populations (395 pages)
  • Study Guide Questions & Practical Case Study reviews
  • 20 Laminated protocol cards to utilize for poolside reference to remember the complete exercise inventory
  • 12 Laminated protocol cards to utilize for poolside reference to remember the six protocols
  • Online streaming of the following videos:
    • DVD043-Aquatic Rehabilitation for Lower Extremities
    • DVD044-Aquatic Rehabilitation for Spine
    • DVD045-Aquatic Rehabilitation for Upper Extremities
    • DVD046 Part 1-Anatomy of the Lower Extremities
    • DVD046 Part 2-Anatomy of the Spine
    • DVD046 Part 3-Anatomy of the Upper Extremities
  • Certification Exam Process
  • Online profile and Certification E-diploma when successful with examination process

Table of Contents & Learning Objectives

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Anatomy and Function
Chapter 3 The WaterART System
Chapter 4 Tools of Aquatic Rehabilitation Design
Chapter 5 Common Cervical Conditions
Chapter 6 Common Shoulder Conditions
Chapter 7 Common Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Conditions
Chapter 8 Common Hip Conditions
Chapter 9 Common Knee Conditions
Chapter 10 Common Ankle Conditions
Chapter 11 Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
Chapter 12 Rehabilitation Assessments
Chapter 13 Referral Notes and Intake Forms
Grading Buoyancy
Student Handouts

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Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 31 × 30 × 16 cm
Video Option

App Video Streaming, Extra Charge: Hard Copy DVDs, Vimeo Video Viewing for Computers

DVD Access

DVD043, DVD044, DVD045, DVD046-A, DVD046-B, DVD046-C