aquatic exercise


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aquatic exercise

aquatic exercise

The use of a pool or an immersion tank filled with water for exercise. Such exercises may be used to improve balance and gait, enhance physical endurance, mobilize joints, and/or strengthen or stretch muscles.
See: hydrotherapy
See also: exercise
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The effects of aquatic exercise on body composition and nonspecific low back pain in elderly males.
Ten weeks from aquatic exercises approach (Halliwick-therapy) could affected on motor abilities for children with autism spectrum disorders.
With random trial conducted, it showed that the underlying symptoms significantly improved after an eight-week yoga and aquatic exercise programme.
Bartels EM, Lund H, Hagen KB, Dagfinrud H, Christensen R, Danneskiold-Samsoe B (2009) Aquatic exercise for the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis.
2013) Energy expenditure, cardiorespiratory and perceptual responses to shallowwater aquatic exercise in young adult women.
Salem: My colleagues and I, in conjunction with the National MS Society, held aquatic exercises twice weekly for 60 minutes.
Our aquatic exercise program spans the spectrum from inpatient care to a thriving wellness/fitness program.
A recent study from Japan suggests that an aquatic exercise program of swimming and walking in a pool reduced low-back pain.
The center also provides programs including "Moovin and Groovin" for children from low-income families and aquatic exercise classes for the elderly.
In this paper we show our teaching programms of Medical Hydrology and Climatology and the complementary Therapies that are used in health resorts, spas and wellness centres, like thermotherapy, criotherapy, hydrotherapy, crenotherapy, peloidotherapy, thalassotherapy, climatotherapy, aquatic exercise therapy, massage therapy, inhalation therapy, electrotherapy, ultrasound therapy, phototherapy, and all the diseases that can be treated in health resorts depending of the chemical composition of their waters and their physical characteristics, like rheumatic illness, respiratory diseases, digestive and metabolic diseases, endocrine diseases, neurological diseases, skin diseases, hearth and circulatory diseases, urological diseases, pediatric diseases, geriatric diseases, .
The 37-room center includes amenities such as a fitness center, swimming pools designed specifically for both aquatic exercise and relaxation, tennis courts, and walking trails.
While the stylish pool is designed to create the illusion that one could swim right off the edge of the building, it certainly wasn't built with serious aquatic exercise in mind.

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