Chapter 1. Introduction and Historical Overview; Chapter 2. Aquatic Service Providers; Chapter 3. Aquatic Properties and Therapeutic Interventions; Chapter 4. Physiological Responses to Immersion and; Chapter 5. The Halliwick Concept; Aquatic Exercise; Chapter 6. The Bad Ragaz Ring Method; Chapter 7. Ai Chi; Chapter 8. Watsu; Chapter 9. Swim Stroke Training and Modification for Rehabilitation; Chapter 10. Assessment and Evaluation; Chapter 11. Specialized Aquatic Cardiovascular Training; Chapter 12. Neuromuscular Training; Chapter 13. Core Muscloskeletal Training; Chapter 14. Upper Quarter Musculoskeletal Training; Chapter 15. Lower Quarter Musculoskeletal Training; Chapter 16. Case Scenarios of Individuals with Specific Needs.
Lori Thein Brody, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, is a senior physical therapist in Madison, Wisconsin. Her aquatic therapy experience includes nearly 20 years of treating a variety of patients. Brody is a frequent contributor to the body of knowledge in rehabilitation, including a popular text on therapeutic exercise, teaching continuing education courses and providing post professional coursework. Paula Richley Geigle, PT, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of physical therapy and rehabilitation science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Geigle's 27 years of clinical practice as a generalist includes aquatic intervention. Part of her research agenda focuses on incorporating aquatic exercise to manage the negative health outcomes of cancer and aging.