Aquatic exercise would seem to offer the safest and most protective environment for obese individuals because of the buoyancy effects of immersion, which minimizes the risk of joint injury.
Aquatic exercise has been successfully used to improve balance and coordination in older individuals, who face an increased risk of falling
There is a substantial volume of literature that supports the potential value of using aquatic exercise as a cross-training mode
Water immersion causes significant effects on the musculoskeletal system. The effects are caused by the compressive effects of immersion as well as reflex regulation of blood vessel tone.