Aplak (2013) review rheumatology (ECEBAT)

Aqua Therapy Exercise Program
Aquatherapy exercise programs (also called pool therapy, hydrotherapy, or aquatic therapy) consist of a variety of aquatic-based treatments and exercises that are designed for pain relief,
muscle strengthening, development of coordination and condition

Aqua Therapy Exercise Program
Exercises in water are quite different in their method from land-based exercises. Influenced by hydrodynamic effects and temperature of the water

Hydrodynamic effects and principles
– Density
– Turbulence
– Speed of the movements in the water
– Size and shape of the moving objects
– Friction
– Hydrostatic pressure
– Metacentre

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