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Audio & Webinar Conferences
A 90 - Minute Webinar - March 2, 2015- WST-Halliwick
The Author will provide an overview of Water Specific Therapy (WST) based on the Halliwick
Concept and recognize Halliwick in elements in WST. Johan will explain the objectives and
benefits of WST at 3 levels of the ICF and relate a case history to a comprehensive WST
About the Presenter:
Lohan Lambeck PT owns an Aquatic Therapy Consultancy. From 1979 - 1998 he was in charge
of the Department of Aquatic Therapy in the Rehabilitation Centre Sint Maartenskliniek
(Nijmegen, NL). He is co-founder of the Halliwick Foundation, the International Halliwick
Association and the Association International Aquatic Therapy Faculty (IATF). In 1998 he was
named Aquatic Therapy Professional of the year in the USA. He has taught over 700 seminars on
almost all topics in aquatic therapy. He is the author or co-author of 5 books / CDRom's, over 30
published articles and chapters in (peer reviewed) journals and books on aquatics and aquatic
therapy. In 2005, he joined the Cochrane Collaboration balneotherapy review group. Johan is
affiliated as Free Research Associate to the Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences,
Presentation starts 8:30 pm eastern time/5:30 pm pacific time
Aqua-Leuven 2015, the second European conference on evidence based aquatic therapy will be held in Leuven Belgium April 15 - 18, 2015.
We are very happy to announce that the KULeuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences will organize the conference. Aqua-Leuven 2015 will be the follow-up event of theÂ first European Conference on Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy, ECEBAT which was held in Izmir, Turkey in March 2013.
The first event was a huge success with some 150 delegates from 30 countries. Aqua-Leuven 2015 will be a great opportunity for professionals in the field of Aquatic Therapy, to hear about the latest research worldwide, while at the same time meeting with experts and discussing with peers. You will enjoy the great learning environment of the University of Leuven andÂ the unique atmosphere the historic town of Leuven has to offer.
Aquatic Therapy is becoming increasingly popular in short as well as long term rehabilitation and fitness training. Nevertheless after thousands of years, the unique properties of water lead us to discover even more new ways to improve rehabilitation and training outcomes. Register andÂ enjoy a professionally organized conference and catch up with the latest research in a relaxing environment.