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Human Kinetics Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training

Human Kinetics Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training
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"Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training" Book

Human Kinetics Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training Prescribing the right aquatic exercise program for those with functional limitations is challenging, in part because the literature on water exercise is limited. That prescription is made all the more difficult when working with clients and patients with a wide range of limitations. Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training shows professionals how to design aquatic rehabilitation and exercise programs for various groups and individuals across the life span. The authors guide readers in choosing the right exercises for their clients—including the appropriate exercise frequency, intensity, and duration—based on each client’s abilities and limitations. The authors compiled literature on water exercise from around the world and applied the information to a variety of situations. The book presents several current theories as well as a historical view for each theory and description of treatment implementation. The theories and principles are presented with the use of a regional- and system-based approach. Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training also has the following features: * Descriptions of the physiological responses—including those of the pulmonary, renal, musculoskeletal, and neuromuscular systems—to immersion and water exercise, preparing clinicians for how the body reacts to an aquatic environment * Indications and contraindications for participation in water programs, providing an understanding of how the physical properties of water and exercise combine advantageously * Descriptions of the responsibilities of various aquatic team members and patient management across the full spectrum of care Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training is liberally illustrated and comes with a DVD that demonstrates nearly half of the book’s exercises and highlights key points for each. The DVD also contains printable evaluation sheets that will help you identify your clients’ needs, evaluate specific therapies based on those needs, and choose the best therapies for your clients. Using case studies as examples, Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training presents current concepts, explains how to apply them, and assists readers in determining optimal intervention plans for each client. The text covers the gamut of aquatic exercise for rehabilitation and training, addressing all populations and ages. The authors provide information for adapting programs for various clientele: injured athletes, older adults, and people with special exercise needs, such as patients with cerebral palsy, brain injury and stroke, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Use Aquatic Exercise for Rehabilitation and Training with confidence as you design exercise programs for your clients. Learn how to assess your clients’ needs, provide specialized training for various populations, and prescribe neuromuscular training, core musculoskeletal training, and upper- and lower-quarter musculoskeletal training. This book and DVD is a valuable resource, no matter who your clients are, as you help them rehabilitate and train in water.
Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and Historical Overview Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, and Jean Irion, PT, EdD, SCS, ATC History of Aquatic Healing and Rituals Modern Origins of Aquatic Therapy Current Status of Aquatic Rehabilitation Indications and Advantages of an Aquatic-Based Program Contraindications and Precautions for an Aquatic-Based Program Aquatics programs Summary

Chapter 2. Aquatic Service Providers Charlotte Norton, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, and Lynette Jamison, MOT, OTR/L, CPO Lyton Model for the Aquatic Team Licensure, Registration, Certification and Title Acts Function of Each Team Member in the Aquatic Continuum Summary

Chapter 3. Aquatic Properties and Therapeutic Interventions Jean M. Irion, PT, EdD, SCS, ATC Physical Properties of Water Fluid Dynamic Properties of Water Summary

Chapter 4. Physiological Responses to Immersion and Aquatic Exercise Dawn T. Gulick, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS, and Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD Pulmonary System Renal System Musculoskeletal System Neuromuscular System Summary Part II. Philosophy and Technique Elements

Chapter 5. The Halliwick Concept Johan Lambeck, PT, and Urs N.Gamper, PT Historical Overview Treatment Classification Halliwick and ICF Learning Stages Function Level Applications Activity Level Applications Participation Level Applications Specific Skill Training Summary

Chapter 6. The Bad Ragaz Ring Method Urs N. Gamper, PT, and Johan Lambeck, PT Physiotherapeutic and Mechanical Principles Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Indications Treatment Goals Application of Techniques Treatment Time Exercise Progression Movement Patterns Patterns of the Lower Extremities Patterns of the Trunk Patterns of the Upper Extremities Summary

Chapter 7. Ai Chi Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC Historical Overview Breathing Patterns Movement Principles Stance and Movement Patterns Ai Chi Benefits Applications in Patient Populations Summary

Chapter 8. Watsu Lynette Jamison, MOT, OTR/L, CPO History and Philosophy Treatment Progression Training and Certification Physiological Effects Psychological Effects Treatment Applications Precautions and Contraindications Summary

Chapter 9. Swim Stroke Training and Modification for Rehabilitation Emily Dunlap, PT Swim Training in an Aquatic Therapy Treatment Plan Swim Training Progression Recovery Skills Static Floating Control Basic Water Safety Skills Swim Training Equipment Swim Strokes and Modification Injury Modifications Summary Part III. Client Elements

Chapter 10. Assessment and Evaluation Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD Clinical Decision Making Initial Assessment and Evaluation Medical Clearance Informed Consent Water Safety Screening Vital Sign Baseline Data Documenting Aquatic Programming and Progression Discharge from Aquatic Programming Summary

Chapter 11. Specialized Aquatic Cardiovascular Training Dawn T. Gulick PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS Monitoring Cardiovascular Performance Cerebral Palsy Brain Injury&Stroke Multiple Sclerosis Rheumatoid Arthritis Pregnancy Cardiopulmonary Disease Fibromyalgia Obesity Older Populations Injured Athletes Summary

Chapter 12. Neuromuscular Training David M. Morris PT, PhD, and Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD Rehabilitation of Individuals with Neurological Disorders General Guidelines for Treatment Design Aquatic Techniques for Neurorehabilitation Application Balance and Postural Control Aquatic Wellness Programs Summary

Chapter 13. Core Muscloskeletal Training Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD Functional Anatomy Activities to Improve Mobility Activities to Increase Muscle Performance Core Emphasis Cardiorespiratory Training Specific Exercise Recommendations Summary

Chapter 14. Upper-Quarter Musculoskeletal Training Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD Functional Anatomy Indications for Aquatic Therapy Activities to Improve Mobility Activities to Improve Muscle Performance Upper Quarter Focus Cardiorespiratory Training Specific Exercise Recommendations Summary

Chapter 15. Lower-Quarter Musculoskeletal Training Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD Functional Anatomy Indications for Aquatic Therapy Activities to Increase Mobility Activities to Improve Muscle Performance Cardiorespiratory Training with a Lower Extremity Emphasis Specific Exercise Progressions Summary References

Chapter 16. Case Scenarios of Individuals with Specific Needs Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD Traumatic Brain Injury and Postpartum Spina Bifida Femur Fracture in a Man with a Diagnosis of Cerebral PalsyLori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, is a senior physical therapist in Madison, Wisconsin. Her aquatic therapy experience includes nearly 20 years of treating a variety of patients. Brody is a frequent contributor to the body of knowledge in rehabilitation, including a popular text on therapeutic exercise, teaching continuing education courses, and providing postprofessional coursework.


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