Stretching Basics: Stretching & Flexibility for Sport, Lifestyle and Injury Prevention with Australia's Body Coach

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 143 pages

"Stretching Basics" is a user-friendly guide to achieving a more supple and flexible physique using your own body as resistance. It provides an introductory guide for stretching and flexibility for sport, lifestyle, and injury prevention. With step-by-step illustrated instructions for more than 50 exercises, readers will be able to improve ......

 

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Contents

Testing Flexibility and Range of Motion
15
Passive Muscle Assessment PMA
25
Dynamic Warmup Stretching on the Move
32
Quadriceps and Anterior Hip Muscles
39
Hamstrings
48
Lower Limb
58
Adductors groin
66
Gluteal buttock and Hip Region
73
Upper Body Region Back and Shoulders
100
Neck Isometrics static
106
Single Arm Chest Stretch
112
General Stretching Routines
115
Reducing Lower Back Tension
118
Sports Specific Stretching Routines
123
Sports Specific Stretching Routines
125
Martial Arts
132

Hip Pelvic and Lumbar Region
81
Iliotibial Band ITB and Sacroiliac Joint
91
Upper Body Region
99

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About the author (2007)

Paul Collins is an expert in the field of personal fitness, back care, and weight loss, as well as an award-winning personal trainer with more than twenty years experience.

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