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- DescriptionThis is an exercise anatomy bestseller updated. Visually stunning and immediately accessible, this best-selling guide combines step-by-step instructions for performing 86 stretches and 110 full-colour anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged. More than just an instruction manual, Stretching Anatomy includes a Stretch Focus section that details the procedure and utility for each exercise as well as safety considerations, benefits and variations for increasing or decreasing difficulty. Stretching provides numerous benefits, including improved flexibility, stamina, posture and muscular strength as well as reduced muscle soreness. Stretching Anatomy is one of 20 titles in the Anatomy Series, Human Kinetics' bestselling series of all time with over two million copies in print.
- Author BiographyArnold G. Nelson is a professor in the School of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. A leading researcher on flexibility, he is considered one of the top authorities on the effect of stretching on muscle performance. Jouko Kokkonen is a professor in exercise science at Brigham Young University in Hawaii. For more than two decades he has taught anatomy, kinesiology, exercise physiology, athletic conditioning and track and field.
- Author(s)Arnold G. Nelson,Jouko Kokkonen
- PublisherHuman Kinetics Publishers
- Date of Publication12/11/2013
- SubjectFitness & Diet
- Place of PublicationChampaign
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHuman Kinetics Publishers
- Content Note119 colour illustrations, 118 colour illustrations
- Weight562 g
- Width179 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
- Interest AgeFrom 18 To 99
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