Explains how adults can use water exercises to stay healthy, active and independent throughout their lives. The book offers a safe and convenient exercise programme which lessens the risk of injury, reduces muscle soreness, and banishes boredom. Regardless of their age or fitness level, readers should find water activities which will help slow the effects of ageing; improve how they feel and look; speed up their metabolism so that they will burn calories faster; enhance strength, flexibility and endurance; and make exercising enjoyable.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"Speaking with the voice of a friendly neighbor, Ruth sprinkles motivating stories within her ‘you can do it’ prose. The safety reminders and chapter summaries are especially helpful."
Patricia Ryan Editorial Director IDEA, the international association of fitness professionals
"Sova’s book is probably the best resource available for instituting a water exercise program for older adults who seek a new way of extending their health, fun, and longevity."
Walter C. Johnson National Aquatics Section National Recreation and Park Association
"Ruth’s enthusiasm and love of water exercise shines brightly through this book."
Lynda Huey Owner, Huey’s Athletic NetworkAbout the Author:
Ruth Sova, MS, is an internationally recognized leader in the health and fitness industry. Considered the world's foremost expert on aquatic fitness, she is founder and past-president of the Aquatic Exercise Association and president of the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute
Sova is author of 70 articles and several books on aquatic exercise for fitness instructors, including Aquatics: The Complete Guide for Aquatic Fitness Professionals, Aquatic Exercise, and The Aquatic Activities Handbook. She is winner of the first Presidential Sports Award in aquatic exercise, and recipient of the IDEA Outstanding Business Award, and the Aquatic Exercise Association’s Contribution to the Aquatics Industry Award. Sova is also a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; the Council for National Coorperation in Aquatics; and the Wisconsin Governor's Council on Physical Fitness.
Sova has conducted hundreds of clinics across the country and continues to write, teach, and speak on wellness and aquatic activities. She lives with her husband, Bud, in Port Washington, Wisconsin.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0873226046
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0873226046
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110873226046
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0873226046 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0463247