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2250 – Athletic Drills

Intermediate / Pool Workshop

Washington, DC / Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 1:00-3:00 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Classroom: 1:00-2:00 pm / Indoor Pool: 2:00-3:00 pm)

Chicago, IL / Friday, April 24, 2020 – 1:00-3:00 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Classroom: 1:00-2:00 pm / Indoor Pool: 2:00-3:00 pm)

Faculty: Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC


The aquatic environment is a perfect for rehabilitation and cross training of athletes. This course will present research on the benefits of aquatic plyometrics and agility training.  We will discuss the benefits, precautions and limitations to aquatic training. The pool lab will allow participants to perform a series of aquatic agility and plyometric drill progressions to use with their clients.


1)  Determine the components to developing agility and power.

2)  List the benefits of aquatic plyometric exercise based on current research.

3)  Implement an aquatic agility and plyometric program to enhance sports and higher-level functioning performance.

FACULTY: Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC, is a licensed physical therapist with many years of experience in orthopedic and aquatic therapy. As the owner of North County Water and Sports Therapy Center in San Diego (, she continues with hands-on clinical care in addition to her role as educator. Since graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1991, Beth has belonged to the American Physical Therapy Association and has achieved certification as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. In January 2006, she graduated from Boston University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Additional certifications include Certified STOTT Pilates™ instructor and Master Instructor for the Burdenko Method.

Beth not only provides continuing education for health care professionals, she is an adjunct faculty in the San Diego Mesa College PTA program, teaching Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Introduction to Pathology courses. She also provides the learning module/instruction on aquatic therapy to the University of St. Augustine San Diego Campus DPT program. She is the recipient of the 2010 ATRI Tsunami Spirit Award and the 2012 ATRI Professional Award.