Exercise Prescription and the Back
A unique manual presenting the role of exercise in the remediation and prevention of back pain. The book takes exercise physiology and applies to the back area--examining the trunk, flexibility and range of motion, aerobic conditioning, and more. Includes an introduction to aquatic therapy, therapy for spine pain, and therapeutic exercise research.
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Anatomy and Biomechanics
2 Flexibility Range of Motion
3 Functional Physical Assessment
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