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Facilitated Stretching-2nd Edition

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Book News Annotation:

Translates the complexities of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching into an easy, step-by-step method for athletes, coaches, and sports medicine professionals, showing how to perform 66 facilitated stretches covering all major muscles and muscle groups. This edition features the latest PNF stretching techniques, and is expanded to include a broader scope of stretches and self- stretches. It also includes a new section on using facilitated stretching along with soft tissue therapy for reducing pain and restoring range of motion lost due to injury. Includes b&w photos demonstrating techniques, and two-color anatomical diagrams. Presented in a wire ring binding surrounded by a paper cover.
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Synopsis:

This new edition features the latest PNF stretching techniques to help improve range of motion and improve performance, reduce overuse injuries that result from muscle fatigue, and enable easy assessment of current muscle function.

Synopsis:

With greater emphasis on effective self-stretching routines, this book provides the reader with information on PNF, or proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. PNF refers to techniques that improve range of motion, reduce overuse injuries, and facilitate easy assessment of muscle function.

Table of Contents

Historical development of PNF — Stretching basics — Spiral-diagonal patterns — Stretches for the lower extremity — Stretches for the upper extremity — Stretches for the torso and neck — PNF in physical therapy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780736000666
Author:
McAtee, Robert E.
Author:
Charland, Jeff
Author:
McAtee, Robert E.
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Location:
Champaign, IL :
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Stretching exercises
Subject:
Athletes
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Physical therapy
Subject:
Physical Therapy -- popular works.
Subject:
Stretching exercises -- Popular works.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Rev
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
11.04x9.05x.77 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This new edition features the latest PNF stretching techniques to help improve range of motion and improve performance, reduce overuse injuries that result from muscle fatigue, and enable easy assessment of current muscle function.
"Synopsis" by , With greater emphasis on effective self-stretching routines, this book provides the reader with information on PNF, or proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. PNF refers to techniques that improve range of motion, reduce overuse injuries, and facilitate easy assessment of muscle function.
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