The AQX AquaCycling course provides training for instructors, trainers, therapists, researchers, and individuals who want to know how to use aquatic cycles safely and effectively. The course is designed to be used with any brand of aquatic cycle.
Aquatic cycling is appropriate for a wide variety of populations, from group fitness and athletes seeking cross-training, to research and rehabilitation.
Video and written guidelines are used throughout this course, to make the learning lively and meaningful. Practical guidelines are given for everything from comfortable cycling attire, to how to fit, transport, and effectively train using aquatic cycles.
This AquaCycling course includes workout protocols for recreational and warm water pools. Correct pedalling mechanics are taught, as well as riding postures and exercise drills both on off the bike.
Browse the index of course topics below, and sample the free sections. Like any AQX certification course, short quizzes are included at the end of each chapter. Successful completion of this course is required to participate in the AQX AquaCycling Pool Practical course.
Whether you are instructing group AquaCycling sessions, personal training, conducting research, rehabilitation, or using an aquatic bike in your home pool, the AquaCycling course will help you make excellent use of this unique exercise tool.
Welcome to the course!
- A - 1. Tips for using this course platform FREE PREVIEW
- A - 2. Who Should Take This Course? FREE PREVIEW
- A - 3. AquaCycling Course Structure and Objectives FREE PREVIEW
- A - 4. Introduction to this AquaCycling Course FREE PREVIEW
- A - 5. AquaCycling Certification Pathway FREE PREVIEW
- A - 6. Legal Stuff - A Must Read
- A - 7. Terminology and Short Forms
- A - 8. Background and Acknowledgements FREE PREVIEW
- Quiz #1
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Connie Jasinskas, H.B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc.
Founder, Master Trainer
About the instructor
“Always, my motivation is the welfare of the person seeking better health: people in rehab after injury or surgery, the inactive person hoping to create a positive change, weekend warriors, and athletes. By offering research-based, quality training for these individuals, as well as their instructors and therapists, my goal is joyful improvement and better health through movement.” Connie Jasinskas
About: Connie Jasinskas, M.Sc., brings over 30 years of experience, passion and humour to her work as an international health and fitness educator. She is an award-winning innovator in therapeutic aquatics. Connie created the AQX aqua fitness leadership training and certification program, offering facilities the opportunity to train and certify aqua fitness staff in-house. AquaBility (gentle aqua fitness), AquaNatal, AquaTots, AquaStrength, AQXonFloats, and AquaCycling are all one-day specialty certification courses with the AQX program. At home in Cambridge, Canada, Connie provides AquaStretch™, therapeutic aquatic exercise, pain education programs, OsteoFit classes, Training for Trainers, and instructor certification in a variety of specialties. Her depth of experience and enthusiastic approach to active learning have delighted learners on four continents and in numerous countries. Connie is a sought-after trainer, presenter, author and keynote speaker.
Education: H.B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc. (Exercise Physiology)
Qualifications: Certified Exercise Physiologist, Aquatic and Rehab Specialist
Proprietor: For the Love of Fit (www.FortheLoveofFit.com)
Inventor: The Wave Rider - pelvic flotation device
AquaStretch™ Author and Facilitator-Trainer: www.AquaStretchCanada.com
Author, Master Trainer: AQX Leadership Excellence Course, AQX Training for Trainers, AQX Mentor & Assessor Training Course, AquaBility, and AquaNatal; co-author of AQXonFloats, AquaCycling and AquaTots Leadership Training & Certification courses
ATRI Faculty (www.atri.org): Tsunami Spirit Award winner (2014) for innovation in aquatic therapy and rehabilitation
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