"Water Exercises" introduces the numerous possibilities of how to keep fit in the water with the so-called fun- or aqua-noodle. In a short theoretical introduction the book explains the characteristics and the areas of usage of the fun noodle. In the big practical section plenty of possibilities for exercises with usually two variations are introduced, in each case with accompanying photos and an explanatory text. The book is structured into six main fields: Stretching, Balance, Endurance, Muscle Training, Games & Fun, and Massage & Relaxation. The clear structure enables a quick finding of all the different exercises. This versatile catalogue of exercises guarantees for a varied workout with the fun noodle!
Michael DeToia, the editor is a diploma sports coach and managing director of the DEHAG-Academy, which supports and develops new trends and established concepts for the Wellness-, Fitness- and Aerobic-market, not only in the water. Noriko Tachikawa studied education at the Shizuoka University was also a teacher. For several years now, she has been working as a fitness coordinator and instructor for, among other things, aqua-exercise, aerobics, and as a speaker in the education of exercise leaders. Tomihiro Shimizu studied sport science and is Associate Professor at the Joetsu University of Education. His main emphasis is on swimming, movement in the water and environmental physiology.