50 Exercises to avoid injury, relieve aches, and improve performance
Dr. Ken Ashwell, Consultant - All books by this author
At one time, stretching was viewed as a practice to be done before a workout, a run, or other physical activity. Today, our understanding of stretching has expanded. The practice not only improves general fitness and flexibility, it also increases circulation, calms the mind, fends off injuries and illness, and can even aid in getting a better nightís sleep. In The Anatomy of Stretching, highly detailed anatomical illustrations demonstrate 50 common stretches and show exactly what happens in the body during each one. Health and fitness trainers, students of sports science, and those hoping to start or improve their own fitness regimen will find:
About The Author:
Ken Ashwell, Ph.D., is Professor of Anatomy in the Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Paperback / 192 Pages / 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 / 2014