2217 – Sports Rehab

Intermediate / 4-hour Workshop


Faculty: Maryanne Haggerty, MS



Explore aquatic techniques that provide rehabilitative exercises for sports injuries. Using the properties of water to get your athletes back to their sport specific activities sooner, the focus of this course will be on improving technique and positioning form. Attention will be given to emphasizing a trunk-centered approach to muscle activation for joint stabilization. With the goal of muscle activation and joint stabilization the athlete is progressed to practicing the integration of total body coordinated movement as it applies to regaining athletic skills.



1) Provide instruction in practical aquatic techniques for sports rehabilitation.

2) Focus on improving the athlete’s technique and positioning form to return to activity sooner.

3) Examine a trunk-centered approach and muscle activation leading to joint stabilization.

4) Integration of coordinated total body movement.

5) Determine strength and conditioning to return to sport and prevent further injury.


FACULTY: Maryanne Haggerty, MS, has been educating aquatic and land therapists and exercise professionals, individuals, and groups on safe and effective exercise for 29 years. As a faculty member and presenter for ATRI, NASM, Town Sports International, AEA, and AFAA, she has certified thousands of professionals and provided continuing education. Promoting exercise for all abilities, Maryanne has presented televised exercise segments, and developed corporate wellness sites and seminars, and six-month home exercise program progressions. She developed several Aquavee Pool Pilates Plus Exercise Programs for all levels of rehabilitation to fitness. As a Corrective Exercise Specialist and Functional Movement Specialist she has a basic philosophy to make exercise safe, effective, and fun.