Shallow water workouts for range of motion

January 2005
Journal on Active Aging;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p60
Academic Journal
Describes the shallow water exercises recommended for older adults. Guidelines for physical trainers who will oversee the exercise sessions; Exercise benefits.


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