Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training

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New Holland Publishers, 2008 - Bodybuilding - 144 pages
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Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training is a referencebook that offers the reader more than just the 'how to' ofexercise and training. Using detailed anatomicalillustrations of the way muscles and tendons work, the book provides a visual insight into what happens to the body during exercise, making it invaluable to anyone active in the exercise field. The initial section of the book covers basic anatomy, overviews of the musculo-skeletal system, directional terms, planes and movements, basic kinesiology and an overview of exercise concepts, as well as an explanation of muscle analysis. The core of the book presents 88 exercises involving gym machines, free weights and body weight/stretching, grouped by body region (chest, legs and hips, back and shoulders, arms and abdominals).

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Okay if youre interested in understanding parts of your body during workouts add this as well to your collection. You wont be bored at all. Overstock came through for us again! Read full review


Legs and hips
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About the author (2008)

Mark Vella has been involved in the field of health and fitness for more than 15 years as a personal trainer, lifestyle counselor, and massage therapist. He lectures to fitness professionals on a variety of health science topics.

Dr. Nick Walters, an exercise physiologist with more than 20 years' experience, is the vice principal and head of research at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London.

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