APTI mission and objectives

Aquatic Physical Therapy International was formed in Vancouver in 2007 and in 2010 has been coordinated into a network of WCPT.  The mission statement and objectives have been drafted for your comment, and are included below.

Feedback should be sent to Johan Lambeck at johan.lambeck@faber.kuleuven.be

Our Mission

To promote evidence based aquatic physical therapy around the world.

The objectives of APTI are to:

  • Promote evidence based practice and clinical reasoning in aquatic physical therapy
  • Collect information on best clinical practice, safety and hygiene standards
  • Provide a forum to discuss clinical practice and management issues in aquatic physical therapy
  • Promote collaborative research and facilitate communication on research topics and outcomes
  • Support the development of aquatic physical therapy in low-resourced countries
  • Promote and support the development of educational materials and professional development
  • Liaise and collaborate with other groups of aquatic therapy professionals