United States Water Fitness Association
The Central Aquatics Information Resource for over 30 Years
"The health and safety of our participants, including our instructors, is our top priority."
- John Spannuth, USWFA President/CEO

Understanding the Mature Participant
in Water Exercise Programs
A Distance Learning Course

Welcome to USWFA's newest course

Understanding the Mature Participant in Water Exercise Programs

This manual will help you to better understand what some of the older individuals in your classes may be experiencing everyday. Use the information contained in this manual to design classes that will benefit a specific population. After successfully completing the open book test, a certificate, suitable for framing, will be mailed to you.

Get To Know Your Clients by More Than Just Their First Name!
Understand the Diseases & Disorders of the Mature Participant

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:    General Information about the USWFA Chapter 11:  Bone and Joint Disorders
Chapter 2:    Special Reports Chapter 12:  Heart and Blood Vessel Conditions
Chapter 3:    Frequently Asked Questions about Water Exercise Chapter 13:  Nerve Disorders
Chapter 4:    Gaining and Retaining Clients Chapter 14:  Muscular Disorders
Chapter 5:    Ideas for a Fun and Safe Class Chapter 15:  Bowel and Kidney Disorders
Chapter 6:    Properties of Water Chapter 16:  Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 7:    Skin Care and Dressing for Water Exercise Chapter 17:  Weight Management
Chapter 8:    General Exercise Information Chapter 18:  Female Disorders
Chapter 9:    Brain Disorders Chapter 19:  Other Disorders
Chapter 10:  Cancers Chapter 20:  Exercise Information

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