GOING WITH THE FLOW: THE USE OF AQUATIC THERAPY IN SPORTS INJURY REHABILITATION.

J O N MEYLER, RICHARD MOSS, BRENDON SKINNER

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Abstract

The article discusses the benefits of aquatic therapy in injury rehabilitation programme and introduces the common contradictions and indications for the use of aquatic therapy in a patient's ongoing management. The association of aquatic therapy with the combination of the stability and buoyancy created by the water, the active nature of the exercise, and the warming effect of the pool are highlighted. The physical properties of water that are helpful in aquatic therapy are mentioned.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-12
Number of pages6
JournalSportEX Dynamics
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013

Keywords

  • *AQUATIC exercises
  • *BIOPHYSICS
  • *BODY composition
  • *EDEMA
  • *ENERGY metabolism
  • *EQUIPMENT & supplies
  • *EXERCISE physiology
  • *EXERCISE therapy
  • *JOINTS (Anatomy) -- Range of motion
  • *LUNGS -- Physiology
  • *MUSCLE strength
  • *PAIN
  • *POSTURE
  • *PREVENTION
  • *PROPRIOCEPTION
  • *RESPIRATION
  • *SPORTS injuries
  • *WATER
  • AFFECT (Psychology)
  • DECISION making in clinical medicine
  • LEAN body mass
  • METHODOLOGY

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