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The Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Prevention and Care


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This book is an essential reference for martial arts athletes, coaches and instructors. Written in easy to understand language, the guide addresses important self-care issues for the martial arts athlete including: Stretching: Over 50 essential exercises for building flexibility, preventing common injuries and rehabilitation; Conditioning: Get the facts on using plyometrics, weight training, running, core strengthening, resistive bands, TotalGym and the exercise ball for building strength and speed; Nutrition: Learn to safely cut weight, prevent dehydration, and eat like a champion; Step-by-step instructions, including photos, for professional athletic taping techniques: ankles, feet, toes, shins, knees, elbows, hip, fingers, and hands; Self-care: Ice vs. heat, identifying serious injuries, caring for minor injuries, training precautions when injured or pregnant; Instructors and Coaches: Guidance on developing an Emergency Medical Plan, safety in training and competition, training your staff and building a qualified sports medicine team. Plus tips on coping with: Blisters; Ankle Injuries; Back Pain; Knee Injuries; Groin Pulls; Rotator Cuff Pain; Shin Splints; Dehydration; Athlete's Foot; Asthma; Concussions; Head Injuries; Bruises and Swelling; Lacerations; Facial Injuries; Hyperextensions; Chronic Injuries; Emergencies.

Table of Contents

Staying healthy: Injury prevention — Strenght & conditioning — Eating to compete — Injury care: Taping techniques — Care of injuries — Common conditions — For instructors: Injury care program — Sports medicine teams — Pregnancy and the martial arts.

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Turtle Press
Grounds, Trish Bare
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The Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Prevention and Care
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