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Deskbound : standing up to a sitting world

Author: Kelly Starrett; Juliet Starrett; Glen Cordoza
Publisher: Las Vegas, NV : Victory Belt Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As recent studies show that too much sitting can wreak havoc on your health, a physical therapist and best-selling author provide creative solutions for reducing the amount of time sitting and strategies for the workplace and school that will improve productivity and overall health.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Starrett; Juliet Starrett; Glen Cordoza
ISBN: 1628600586 9781628600582
OCLC Number: 881656291
Description: 368 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Consequences of poor posture. The rounded spine: a flexion fault ; The arched spine: the too-much-extension fault ; The side slouch: the high hip/high shoulder fault --
Natural body principles: how to organize and stabilize your spine, hips, and shoulders. The importance of an organized and stable spine ; Creating a ready spine ; The rotational key: stabilizing your hips and shoulders ; The bracing sequence: reclaiming a good spinal shape --
Moving well: walking hinging, squatting, and stable shoulders. Walking ; Hinging and squatting ; One-hundred-year shoulders --
The dynamic workstation. Standing workstation guidelines ; The active workstation: creating a movement-rich environment ; From sitting to standing: how to transition safely to a standing workstation --
Optimizing your sitting mechanics. Sitting on the ground (two pillars) ; Passive sitting (no pillars, really) ; Sitting survival --
Performing basic maintenance on your body. A systematic approach: mechanics, lifestyle, and mobility ; How to treat musculoskeletal pain ; How to improve range of motion ; Mobilization methods ; Mobility tools ; Mobility guidelines --
Mobility prescriptions. Programming for mobility ; Whole-body mobility prescriptions ; Head, neck, and jaw ; Upper back, trapezius, and scapula ; Chest and anterior shoulder ; Posterior shoulder and lat ; Low back and trunk ; Elbow ; Forearm, wrist, and hand ; Glutes ; Hip ; Upper leg ; Knee ; Lower leg (calf and shin) ; Ankle, foot, and toes ; Deskbound Rx.
Other Titles: Desk bound
Responsibility: Dr. Kelly Starrett with Juliet Starrett and Glen Cordoza.

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