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Facilitated stretching

Author: Robert E McAtee; Jeff Charland
Publisher: Leeds : Human Kinetics, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"The text provides a useful overview of PNF stretching - safe and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion." "Whether you're a fitness professional, therapist, coach, athlete, or student, Facilitated Stretching, Third Edition, will help you assess current muscle function, improve range of motion,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E McAtee; Jeff Charland
ISBN: 9780736062480 0736062483
OCLC Number: 77796205
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Includes DVD.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Understanding the basics of stretching --
Focusing on facilitated stretching --
Using the spiral-diagonal patterns of PNF --
Stretches for the lower extremity --
Stretches for the upper extremity --
Stretches for the neck and torso --
Combining techniques to release fibrotic tissue --
Stretching routines for specific activities --
Routines for common soft tissue injuries.
Responsibility: Robert McAtee & Jeff Charland.
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Intended for sports medicine and fitness professionals, physiotherapists, coaches and athletes. This work features new stretching routines for a variety of popular activities including running, golf,  Read more...

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