1304 – Pre-Op Program for Back Patients
Beginner / 2-hour Workshop
Sanibel, FL / Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 9:45-11:45 am – 2.0 credit hours equal to 2.0 CECs/.2 CEUs
Pool: 9:45-10:45 am
Classroom: 10:45-11:45 am
Use aqua jogging as a
pre-operative program for back patients who are not able to o exercise on land.
The aqua jogging technique must be controlled enough so that exercising does
not exacerbate pain. When this control is met, a client can participate in an
effective program of 70-85% HRMax.
1) Experience the ergonomic technique of aqua jogging.
2) Determine how to choose the suitable floating belt for back pain clients.
3) Experience a preoperative interval training program in deep water.
FACULTY: Eevaliisa Anttila, PT, MBA, is the founder and CEO of the Finnish Institute of Aquatics, a center for aquatic fitness and therapy. As a physiotherapist, she has created numerous programs, developed aquatic fitness equipment; produced aquatic videos and DVDs; and is a photographer and author of four aquatic books. During her sessions, you will enjoy the water, learn how to reveal your maximum potential and get new ideas.