Physical Fitness: A Guide for Individuals with Lower Limb Loss (Google eBook)
Discusses the importance of physical conditioning and the ways in which persons with an amputation can achieve fitness by adapting their prosthesis to the exercise regime &/or following a conditioning program without it. Several amputation levels are covered and variations on how the desired exercises can be accomplished are included. Covers the following conditioning exercises: calisthenics, stretching, shoulders, legs, abdominals, and more. List of special resources related to sports for the disabled. Glossary and bibliography. Over 100 b/w photos.
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