Mary O. Wykle, Ph.D.

Mary O. WykleDr Wykel is President/Owner and primary trainer for MW Associates. Mary is a senior instructor for the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute and regular presenter for the Aquatic Exercise Association, IAFC and a member of the AEA Research Board. She is the recipient of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Adapted Aquatics Award and chairs the Aquatic Programs for Wounded Warriors committee. Mary is the recipient of numerous national and international awards. She holds board positions with many other organizations and aquatic companies. Additionally, she is past Chair of the College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences Visiting Committee for WVU. Dr. Wykle is recognized for program development with emphasis on aquatic programming for trauma, core strength, lumbar stabilization (multi-level fusions), athletic rehabilitation and balance training. She led the performance improvement study and developed the two Aquatic Programs for Wounded Warriors for the Army. Most recently, she developed the Aquatic Physical Training Program (AMP-IT) for the U.S. Marine Corps, including training manual, DVDs, and instructor trainer materials and conducted Train the Trainer courses at all Marine Corps installations.
Author of WW: Deep Water Performance Challenge.