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Effect of aqua-cycling on pain and physical functioning compared with usual care in patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

By Aquatec / June 26, 2019 /

Background: Over the last decade aquatic exercise has become more and more popular. One of the latest trends is aqua-cycling, where participants sit on a water-resistant stationary bike and, while immersed chest deep in the water, combine continuous cycling with upper body exercises that utilise water resistance. Since stationary cycling and aquatic exercises are frequently…

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Aquatic cycling—What do we know? A scoping review on head-out aquatic cycling

By Aquatec / June 26, 2019 /

Over the past few years, aquatic cycling has become a trending fitness activity. However, the literature has not been reviewed exhaustively. Therefore, using scoping review methodology , the aim of this review was to explore the current state of the literature concerning aquatic cycling. This study specifically focused on study designs, populations and outcomes. A…

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Aquatic Circuit Training Including Aqua-Cycling in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Feasibility Study

By Aquatec / June 26, 2019 /

Aqua-cycling is easy to learn, acceptable, and safe for patients with knee osteoarthritis. It can therefore be an ideal component of aquatic circuit training. Objective: To investigate the feasibility of a small group-based aquatic exercise programme including aqua-cycling. Design: A feasibility study using quantitative (pre-post) and qualitative (cross-sectional) assessments. Participants: A volunteer cohort of 10…

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