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    posted: April 25, 2019

    Love the water? Want to support our PTAs?  Join the Academy of Aquatic Physical

    Therapy’s effort to support the APTA PTA Caucus and promote the #PTA10K

    membership drive!


    To honor the 50th Anniversary of PTA’s, we invite you to swim, walk, or water-run 50 laps in any pool.  Then post pictures of your efforts on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with the hashtags #aquaticPT, #PTA10K, #APTA, and #MembershipMatters.  Challenge your colleagues, clients, friends, and family to join us! 


    The AAPT is kicking off the event on Memorial Day, May 27th, and will continue

    through Labor Day, September 2nd. So slather on the sunscreen, grab the

    goggles and dive in with us! 


    posted: April 25, 2019


    *** Education Highlight ***

    Looking for some new and innovative aquatic therapy techniques?

    How about translating evidence into practice?


    Look no Further.


    Aquatic Techniques for Lower Extremities is for novice to expert clinicians looking to boost their techniques and clinical decision making for aquatic interventions.  This course integrates research to back aquatic balance, strengthening and plyometric interventions.


    This can't be missed! 2 hours only $60 for Academy Members. 


    Presented by Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC (picture centered at the bottom).  Beth is a Master Instructor for the Burdenko Method and Trainer for AquaStretch





    posted: May 11, 2018

    You asked for it, and we delivered!  The Academy is proud to offer membership the ability to post Aquatic-specific job openings, clinic equipment for sale, or Practices for sale on our new Classified System.

    Please visit here for introductory pricing and placement!



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Current Volume: Winter 2018

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The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy is the primary peer-reviewed, indexed resource for dissemination of research and scholarly work related to the field of aquatic therapy. With an emphasis on implications and applications for therapy practice, the journal promotes the integration of evidence into theory, education, research, and practice related to the field of aquatic therapy. The journal is dedicated to the development advancement of aquatic therapy through publication of research and scholarly work related, but not limited to, scientific bases, integration of theory into education, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, clinical application, and education of clinicians.

Welcome New Members

Teri Lee Whynman, PT   |   Lynn S Bacharach, PT, DPT   |   Nancy H. Lindgren, PT, DPT   |   Ellen Stamos Norton, PT   |   Lauren Elizabeth Ramer-Morley, PT, DPT   |   Raychelle Schoner, PTA   |   Logan Richards, PT, DPT   |   Jessica aldridge Baxter, PTA   |   Melissa Joan Tischler, PT   |   Kassidy Rede, PT   |   Kaitlin Nicole Haggard, PT   |   Renee C. Roberts, PT, DPT   |   Lindsey Keelan King, PT, DPT   |   Kaari Terese Burbach, PT, DPT   |   Andrea Marie Velez Thompson, PTA   |   Danielle Leaf, SPT   |   Tracey Gorham, PTA   |   Amy Jean Quesenberry, PTA, BSOE   |   Cayla Longley, PTA   |   Stephen Donald Coombs, SPT   |   Ana Patricia Quinones, PTA

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Our mission is to champion aquatic physical therapy to optimize lifelong movement, function, and wellness.
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