Physical Therapy: Video: Aquatic Training for Recovery
33.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
Aquatic Training for Recovery is an informative course designed for therapists, athletic trainers, and strength coaches who would like to expand their knowledge in working with athletes in the aquatic setting. This course presents aquatic training philosophy and programming that includes overload, water properties, aquatic equipment, immersion effects on physiological systems, and aquatic programs design to target athletic recovery. Finally, this course helps to educate the sports rehab and training professional in an integrated approach to training athletes.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify and discuss overload physiology.
2. Identify the physiology of post-exercise recovery.
3. Recognize the physiological responses to water immersion as it pertains to recovery.
4. Identify the most appropriate types of aquatic equipment for recovery.
5. Select appropriate aquatic programming for recovery.

About the Author:
Dr. Rick McAvoy, PT, DPT, CSCS has specialized in Aquatic Physical Therapy and Sports Performance for over 25 years. Rick is the Owner of RMA, RICK MCAVOY AQUATICS an Aquatic Sports Performance Training and Consulting Company in Southern Maine.Rick is a published author and researcher in the field of Aquatic Therapy and Sports Performance. He trains and consults with numerous athletes and sports teams from professional sports, collegiate and high school teams, along with fitness and healthcareinstitutions. Rick is a Master Instructor in the Burdenko Method, a specialized form of dynamic aquatic and land-based techniques.Rick lectures nationally and internationally throughout the year teaching the benefits of Aquatic Therapy and Fitness and Sports Performance to health clubs, athletic institutions, and health care practices.Rick is an adjunct faculty member at both The University of New Hampshire in the Department of Kinesiology and Franklin Pierce University in the Doctoral of Physical Therapy program.
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Video: Aquatic Training for Recovery

33.00
About the Course:
Aquatic Training for Recovery is an informative course designed for therapists, athletic trainers, and strength coaches who would like to expand their knowledge in working with athletes in the aquatic setting. This course presents aquatic training philosophy and programming that includes overload, water properties, aquatic equipment, immersion effects on physiological systems, and aquatic programs design to target athletic recovery. Finally, this course helps to educate the sports rehab and training professional in an integrated approach to training athletes.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify and discuss overload physiology.
2. Identify the physiology of post-exercise recovery.
3. Recognize the physiological responses to water immersion as it pertains to recovery.
4. Identify the most appropriate types of aquatic equipment for recovery.
5. Select appropriate aquatic programming for recovery.

About the Author:
Dr. Rick McAvoy, PT, DPT, CSCS has specialized in Aquatic Physical Therapy and Sports Performance for over 25 years. Rick is the Owner of RMA, RICK MCAVOY AQUATICS an Aquatic Sports Performance Training and Consulting Company in Southern Maine.Rick is a published author and researcher in the field of Aquatic Therapy and Sports Performance. He trains and consults with numerous athletes and sports teams from professional sports, collegiate and high school teams, along with fitness and healthcareinstitutions. Rick is a Master Instructor in the Burdenko Method, a specialized form of dynamic aquatic and land-based techniques.Rick lectures nationally and internationally throughout the year teaching the benefits of Aquatic Therapy and Fitness and Sports Performance to health clubs, athletic institutions, and health care practices.Rick is an adjunct faculty member at both The University of New Hampshire in the Department of Kinesiology and Franklin Pierce University in the Doctoral of Physical Therapy program.