BackSplash: Aquatic PostRehabilitation for People with Back Pain


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Author: Connie Jasinskas M.Sc
Provider: Fitness Learning Systems

This course shows how vertical aquatic exercise can be used in post-rehabilitation for back pain by aquatic rehabilitation practitioners, aquatic personal trainers and aqua fitness leaders providing individual or group exercise for this population.

Videos and pictures give you a clear understanding of the exercises and progressions shown in the course. If you want to get exceptional results with your back pain clients, this course is a must.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course you will:

  • Understand common causes of back pain and back injury issues.
  • Know common steps to reduce back pain and the phases of recovery and care for a back pain client.
  • Learn the recommendations for back pain recovery and how aquatic exercise can play a role in this process.
  • Understand core training strategies for a back pain client.
  • Learn how to teach abdominal bracing and core stabilization in the aquatic environment.
  • Understand power posture progressions in the pool.
  • Identify equipment that can be used for training the core and back in the aquatic environment.
  • Learn and practice aquatic core exercises including prone aquatic plank, gait training techniques, anchored stabilization work, powerful stillness, partner work, and cardio and core concepts.

# of Hours: 4

Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credits.

Approved for:
4.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
4.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
0.4 Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institution (ATRI)
2.0 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
1.0 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
4.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
0.4 Council on Prof. Stand. Kinesiotherapy (COPS-KT)
4.0 YMCA
4.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) 

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