Brain gym is both a concept and a trademark commercial program. Exercising the body can provide numerous benefits to the brain and exercising the brain can easily be incorporated into aquatics. This article identifies key concepts of brain gym in both contexts. More importantly, this article will provide practical information on why and how brain gym activities can be integrated into aquatic programming. For individuals with disabilities, as well as for individuals in regular aquatic instruction and/or exercise programs, brain gym activities have the potential to enrich aquatic experiences. Resources are provided for additional detailed information.
Grosse, Susan J.
"Brain Gym in the Pool,"
International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education: Vol. 7
, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/ijare/vol7/iss1/7