With new and expanded information, extensive updates, and the most current research and best practices, Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition (Human Kinetics, 2010), is sure to make waves by helping professionals design engaging programs to bring the benefits of aquatic fitness to a wide range of people.

This all-in-one aquatic fitness reference is the definitive resource for those preparing for the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional certification exam. Reorganized for easier study and exam preparation, the sixth edition contains essential foundational information such as the components of physical fitness, group fitness teaching techniques, and AEA Standards and Guidelines. Special learning features, including key concepts, chapter summaries, and review questions with answers, will help you learn and retain vital safety information, current research on aquatic-related exercise science, program design concepts, and updated guidelines on nutrition and weight management.

Readers will also find new recommendations on warm-ups and cool-downs, shallow-water exercise, and aquatic fitness alternative training for better health. Expanded information on equipment and effective use of equipment keeps you and your clients focused on safety. Learn new cueing techniques and deck-teaching skills to enhance your group fitness leadership, and get the latest information to assist you in presenting a professional appearance and demeanor.

The AEA and Human Kinetics also offer a Certification Prep online course that has been updated to complement the material presented in the Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual. The course provides an interactive experience for fitness professionals preparing for the exam.

For more information on Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition or other resources from Human Kinetics, visit www.HumanKinetics.com or call 800.747.4457.