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Water exercise therapy

Identify three or more special population groups for whom you would use a water exercise therapy program. What types of movement routines would you perform? What types of strength regimes would you instruct? Are there any precautions you would look for prior to exercise?

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A water exercise therapy program would be good for seniors, injured athletes, and individuals who are overweight or obese. It can be helpful for individuals suffering from osteoarthritis, advanced osteoporosis, muscle strain or tears, as well as individuals afflicted with diabetes and high blood pressure.

Movement routines could include standing exercises like ...

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This solution identifies special population groups who would benefit from a water exercise therapy program. It includes ideas for movement routines, strength regimes, and outlines precautions.