underwater exercise

underwater exercise

[un′dərwô′tər]
Etymology: AS, under + woeter
any physical activity performed in a pool or large tub, such as a Hubbard tank, where the buoyancy of the water facilitates the movement of weak or injured muscles. Also called aquatherapy, aquatic exercise. See also exercise.
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Products and companies on-site will include portable surfing machines (Wavesurfer), to modern takes on traditional bodybuilding methods (Technogym), all the way through to underwater exercise bikes (AquaFit).
Data in literature showed that underwater exercise reduce workout of the cardiovascular system.
An extra therapy benefit of hot tubs is the ability to add additional underwater exercise equipment.
In some hospitals at hot spring regions, hot spring water is used for rehabilitation of orthopedic patients and those after cerebrovascular accidents by such as thermal therapy and/or underwater exercise.
Hollywood star Julia has been working out underwater - one of the hottest new ways to stay in shape (it's rumoured that P Diddy has an underwater exercise bike in his swimming pool at home).
A Shropshire steel working company has found worldwide success with its new invention - an underwater exercise machine used for physiotherapy.
boasts a state-of-the-art 1,500-square-foot warm-water pool with hydrotherapy jet benches, massage, a deep well and underwater exercise equipment.
Gentle underwater exercise and Yoga have brought relief to many arthritis sufferers.
Scientific reports are also available in regards to the cardiorespiratory response during underwater exercise (7), and a change in the blood lipid profile from a reduction in body fat and an increase in muscle mass in subjects with T2DM (21).
Hydrotherapy equipment in the rehabilitation and physical therapy department The therapy featured special tanks, like whirlpool baths, for underwater exercises.
I knew I'd be doing the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, so I've been doing a series of isometrics, underwater exercises, Pilates and Greco-Roman wrestling, which had no benefit to my body, but I strangely enjoyed it.
The features tracking algorithm presented can be used in research involving underwater motion analysis, due to its good degree of automation and overall effectiveness in tracking different types of passive non-reflective markers when analysing underwater exercises.

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