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Dear colleague

welcome to the IATF webinars. This is the follow up of the famous ICEBAT congresses. We invited colleagues with excellence in aquatic therapy and - when the webinars are a success - we'll continue during the season 2021-2022.

Johan Lambeck, scientific chair

All webinars at Sunday 16.00 / 5 pm CET

Pricing: € 105, this includes:

  • 7 webunars incl 2  prerecorded (Clinical Ai Chi and Lymphedema after breast surgery and Aquatic Therapy in life-style diseases)
  • handout and references
  • all webinars will be available at the WebinarJam platform afterwards
  • Certificate of Attendence

Target audience: all allied health professionals involved in aquatic therapy for adults and children with neuromusculoskeletal diseases


Click HERE for a comprehensive description of Webinar 1, October 11

Meet our speakers or watch the Video

Bullet Points October 11: Urs Gamper, Ben Waller, Johan Lambeck

1. Justify benefits of aquatic physical therapy for nervous tissue loading with (an)aerobic training, environmental enrichment and functional balance during posture and gait.
2. Adapt and implement different aquatic training programs for specific therapeutic effects in the musculoskeletal and aerobic systems.
3. Understand the basics of fascia loading, adapt these to the aquatic environment and develop aquatic exercises for fascial resilience.
4. Application of the principles using different known aquatic physical therapy approaches include Water Specific Therapy, Bad Ragaz Ring Method

Bullet Points December 20: Daisuke Sato and Javier Güeita

1. Water immersion induced neurophysiological changes: the neurophysiological data in our experiments in Japan.
2. Neuromuscular activity and function in aquatic movements: EMG activity such as water walking and deep water running.
3. Application of fundamental research for aquatic exercise
4. Translating this evidence in decisions for patients’ training, with examples for functional tasks and specific conditions

Bullet Points February 28: Oliver Krouwel and Ben Waller

1. Up to date summary of the neuroscience behind persistent pain
2. How these are integrated and applied in to modern aquatic therapy
3. Practical tools for assessing, treating and evaluating effect of aquatic therapy in the management of people with persistent pain
4. Case studies as examples of clinical practice for people with persistent pain

Bullet Pioints of April 18 and June 20 will come soon

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ICEBAT-Webinars are supported by EWAC Medical