Arthritis H2O Instructor Certification


SKU: CTW005 Category:


This is the most popular certification after our foundation programs. Millions of people have some form of arthritis and more gentle aquatic fitness programs are growing in popularity. Learn how to modify and progress exercises as well as vary impact and intensity to meet the needs of a multi level arthritis water exercise program. Course will review common forms of arthritis, exercise design & safety guidelines, aquatic class design, functional range of motion and joint actions, and provide an arthritis-specific exercise inventory. This session may be done in regular pools or warm water pools.


Course materials

  • WaterART Arthritis H2O Instructor Certification Manual
  • Study Guide Questions & Answers for self study
  • Online streaming of the following videos via WaterART Fitness app:
    • DVD011-Shallow H20 Arthritis Program
    • DVD036-Arthritis Noodle Program
    • DVD078-How to Orient a Non-Swimmer to Water Exercise (2 parts)
    • DVD089-Arthritis Instructor Tutorial (2 parts)
    • DVD090-Arthritis Mobility Training (2 parts)
  • Vimeo video streaming for computers or Hard copies of DVDs can be purchased separately
  • Laminated pool reference cards
  • Specialty Certification Exam Process
  • E-Diploma and Online profile when successful with examination process
  • 16.0 CEC’s for WaterART

Table of Contents & Learning Objectives

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, Certification Exam Process

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Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 33 × 28 × 7 cm
Video Option

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

DVD Access

DVD036, DVD078-A, DVD078-B, DVD089-A, DVD089-B, DVD090-A, DVD090-B, DVD011