Water Exercise features 78 clearly described and illustrated exercises that range from beginning to advanced levels of difficulty. The book also features complete exercise programs for specific injuries and conditions and for improved fitness. You can tailor each program to suit your needs, so no matter which exercise program you choose, you'll start at the appropriate level and progress safely into more challenging movements.
Part I discusses the rehabilitative benefits of water exercise, along with guidelines for customizing your workout program and descriptions of accessories that can add a whole new dimension to your exercising.
Part II presents 26 beginning, 29 intermediate, and 18 advanced exercises. Each exercise features one or more illustrations and descriptions of equipment needed, starting position, movements, precautions, and special hints for making the exercise more effective. You'll also find four illustrated deep-water exercises for improving cardiovascular endurance and decreasing compressive forces on the spine.
Part III features injury-specific water exercise programs for recovering from injuries or surgery, with chapters devoted to rehabilitating the lower leg, ankle and foot, knee, thigh, pelvis and hip, trunk and spine, shoulder, and lower arm and wrist.
Part IV details water exercise programs to help you achieve total fitness from a beginner's level to an advanced cross-training program. This section also includes a chapter of water exercise programs for people with rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's disease, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and multiple sclerosis.
Water Exercise is especially suited to:
- people attempting to regain strength and flexibility after an injury or surgery,
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Water Exercise Therapy and Fitness
The Many Benefits of Water Exercise
The Properties of Water
Exercising for Rehabilitation
Exercising for Fitness
Patellar Subluxation or Dislocation
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Thigh Pelvis and Hip
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Trunk and Spine
Choosing Your Exercises
Choosing Proper Clothing
Equipment and Clothing Manufacturers
Preparing Your Environment
Ensuring Your Safety
Deep Water Exercises
Programs for Common Injuries
Lower Leg Ankle and Foot
Medial Collateral Ligamentous Sprain
Chronic Low Back Pain
Dislocation or Subluxation
Elbow and Wrist
Programs for Total Fitness
Basic Water Exercise Program
Advanced Water Exercise Program
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