Resources from PlayCore’s Center for Outreach Research & Education

CEU Education​

CORE’s Professional Development Hub combines research and resources to offer world-class learning opportunities where professionals can share learnings and earn Continuing Education   Units (CEUs) through a variety of tailored events and diverse topics through informative, online webinars. 

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Water Immersion Works®

Research-Based Health Benefits of Aquatic Immersion and Activity

Water Immersion Works® is a unique aquatics vignettes collection by some of the most respected aquatic scholars. The publication highlights the many research-based benefits of water immersion and activity, how it improves our health, and how it empowers communities to advocate for the overall health of every individual, uniting families, and building communities. Water immersion topics include biological benefits, increasing energy, strengthening muscles, promoting balance, and benefits related to cardio metabolic responses to name a few. Aquatic scholar contributors include Thomas Lachocki, Ph.D., Bruce Becker, M.D., Steven Blair, P.E.D., Eadric Bressel, Ph.D, Paul Chantler, Ph.D, Dennis Dolny, Ph.D., Elizabeth “Betsy” Nagle, Ph.D., Jacquelyn Ann Nagle, Ph.D., and Hirofumi Tanaka, Ph.D.