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Orthopade. 1997 Nov;26(11):926-9.

[Aqua-jogging in the rehabilitation process].

[Article in German]

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Swiss Olympic Medical Center, Abteilung für Sportmedizin und Rehabilitation, Schulthess Klinik, Zürich.

Abstract

Aquajogging consists of simulated running in deep water aided by a flotation device (vest or belt) that maintains the head above water. In sports, Aquajogging is used as a training for regeneration or a low impact training alternative. In rehabilitation Aquajogging is well used in rheumatology diseases, in the pre- and postoperative management of musculoskeletal diseases and in endurance and power training in cardiorespiratory diseases.

PMID:
9490425
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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