Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.