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Is aquatic exercise as effective as resistance training for strength?-5199

Is aquatic exercise as effective as resistance training for strength?

There were 87 women, 60 years and older, assigned to water-based exercise, land-based resistance training or a control group.

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Water exercise improves functional ability on land-4457

Water exercise improves functional ability on land

The S.W.E.A.T.™ system (speed and surface area; working positions; enlarge range of motion; work around the body/joints, travel) is familiar to readers of the Journal on Active Aging because of the numerous articles written by the developer and ICAA Advisory Board member Mary Sanders.

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Water exercise improves lives of people with dementia-4227

Water exercise improves lives of people with dementia

In Australia, the Watermemories Swimming Club was formed to provide a safe and fun exercise program for people with dementia.

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Aquatic exercise benefits function, but not bone density-3583

Aquatic exercise benefits function, but not bone density

A group of 42 postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density, average age 66.8 years, exercised in an aquatic aerobics class twice a week for eight months.

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Body image conflicts surface during water exercise-3408

Body image conflicts surface during water exercise

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Can swimming help lower blood pressure?-2945

Can swimming help lower blood pressure?

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