EWAC Medical actively endorses the development and sharing of knowledge in the field of hydrotherapy. Below you can find available articles from several authors, which can inform you about the subject Elderly. We have categorised these articles for you as well as possible.


Methajarunon (2016) Systematic review of published studies on aquatic exercise for balance in patients with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and hemiplegia.Henwood (2015) Physical and functional implications of aquatic exercise for nursing home residents with dementiaBecker & Lynch (2018) Case Report Aquatic Therapy and End-Stage DementiaMyers (2013) Aquatic therapy and Alzheimers diseaseZotz (2013) Aquatic physical therapy for Parkinson’s diseaseMorer (2020) Evaluation of the Feasibility of a Two-Week Course of Aquatic Therapy and Thalassotherapy in a Mild Post-Stroke PopulationGraca (2020) Immediate Effects of Aquatic Therapy on Balance in Older Adults with Upper Limb Dysfunction: An Exploratory StudyNiks & ‘t Hoofd (2017) Aquamentia, Introducing a Newly Developed Swimming Intervention for People With DementiaChien (2020) Land versus water HIIE (HIIT) effects on muscle oxygenation and physiological parameter responses in postmenopausal women (Scientific Reports by Nature)Denning (2010) Underwater Treadmill Exercise as a Potential Treatment for Adults With OsteoarthritisRoper (2013) Acute Aquatic Treadmill Exercise Improves Gait and Pain in People With Knee OsteoarthritisLambeck (2020) Aquatic Therapy a valuable intervention in neurological and geriatric physiotherapy a narrative reviewHamacher (2018) Thinking While Moving or Moving While Thinking – Concepts of Motor-Cognitive Training for Cognitive Performance EnhancementTurner (2018) Falls in Geriatric populations and Hydrotherapy as an intervention; A Brief ReviewAvelar (2011) Effectiveness of aquatic and non-aquatic lower limb muscles endurance training in the static and dynamic balance of elderly peopleNiks & ‘t Hoofd (2017) Aquamentia, Introducing a Newly Developed Swimming Intervention for People With DementiaArnold (2010) The Effect of Aquatic Exercise and Education on Lowering Fall Risk in Older Adults With Hip OsteoarthritisLim (2014) The Influence of Short-term Aquatic Training on Obstacle Crossing in Gait by the ElderlyAyan (2015): Parkinson systematic reviewVolpe (2014) Comparing the effects of hydrotherapy and land-based therapy on balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a randomized controlled pilot studyAvelar (2011). Effectiveness of aquatic and non-aquatic lower limb muscles endurance training in the static and dynamic balance of elderly peopleWyatt (2001) The effects of aquatic and traditional exercise programs on persons with knee osteoarthritisWigler (1995) Spa therapy for gonarthrosis a prospective studyWaller (2013) Effects of a progressive aquatic resistance exercise program on the biochemical compVivas J (2011) Aquatic Therapy Versus Conventional Land Based Therapy for Parkinsons Disease An Open-Label Pilot StudyThe American Parkinson Disease Association (2001) Aquatic exercises for Parkinson’s diseaseTakeshima (2002) Water-based exercise improves health-related aspects of fitness in older womenSilva (2008) Hydrotherapy versus conventional land based exercise for the management of patients wiPatrick (2001) Economic evaluation of aquatic exercise for persons with osteoarthritisNguyen (1997) Prolonged effects of 3-week therapy in a spa resort on lumbar spine knee and hip osteMichalsen (2003) Thermal hydrotherapy improves quality of life and hemodynamic function in patients with chronic heart failure.Lund (2008) A randomized controlled trial of aquatic and land-based exercise in patients with knee osteoarthritis.Lim HS (2013) An 8-week Aquatic Exercise Program is Effective atLau (2013) Physiotherapist designed aquatic exercise programme for community dwelling elder with osLambeck & Gamper (2006) The EWAC obstacle course in fall preventionHarmer (2009) Land- based versus water-based rehabilitation following total knee replacementFransen (2007) Physical activity for osteoarthritis management- a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating hydrotherapy or Tai Chi classes.Cochrane (2005) Randomised controlled trial of the cost-effectiveness of water-based therapy for lower limb osteoarthritisCider (2003) Hydrotherapy-a new approach to improve function in the older patient with chronic heart failureBrugghemans (2011) Parkinson gait balance endurance (dutch)Bonnyman (2011) Assessment of Bone Geometry in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis of the SpinBergamin (2013) Water- versus land-based exercise in elderly subjects effects on physical performanceAlikahajeh A (2012) Effects of hydrotherapy in static and dynamic balance amoung elderlyAlbarello P (2012) Efeitos da Fisioterapia Aquática em um indivíduo com Síndrome Pós-Pólio Relato de CasoTeixeira (2007) Influence of Ai Chi on balance and fear of falling on older adults (portuguese)Seo (2009) adults balance rotation vestibular function KoreanSattar (2012).Effect of aquatic resistance training on blood pressure and physical function of postmenopausal womenSarvestanil (2012) Aquatic balance training for inactive elder malesHonda (2012) Review aquatic exercise and healthGomes 2009 elderly balance fall prevention PortugueseColado (2012) Training devices postmenopauzal womenChi DY. (2011). The effect of aquatic exercise on the peak torque and stability of knee joints of elderly womenBalsamo (2013) aquatic exercise for postmenopauzal women

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