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The Anatomy of Stretching
The Anatomy of Stretching, 2nd Edition, looks at stretching from every angle, including: physiology and flexibility; the benefits of stretching; the different types of stretching; rules for safe stretching; and how to stretch properly
The Anatomy of Stretching, 2nd Edition, looks at stretching from every angle, including: physiology and flexibility; the benefits of stretching; the different types of stretching; rules for safe stretching; and how to stretch properly. Aimed at fitness enthusiasts of any level, as well as fitness pros, The Anatomy of Stretching also focuses on which stretches are useful for the alleviation or rehabilitation of specific sports injuries. Plus in this second edition, over twenty new stretches have been added; the chapter on physiology has been expanded; more detailed anatomy has been included with each stretching chapter; the top five stretches for a range of sports and sports injuries are listed; and a new numbering system has been included to help reference each stretch.
192 pages, 300 Illustrations
About the Author
Brad Walker is a prominent Australian sports trainer with more than 20 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. He is a Health Science graduate of the University of New England and has postgraduate accreditations in athletics, swimming and triathlon coaching. He also works with elite level and world champion athletes and lectures for Sports Medicine Australia on injury prevention.
Walker founded Walkerbout Health in 1995 in response to a steadily increasing occurrence of sports-related injury. The company has moved from providing fitness and sports coaching services that specialize in injury prevention and rehabilitation, to now providing the same services via the publication of educational products such as books, videos, DVD’s, newsletters, and e-books. He lives in Queensland, Australia.