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Author McAtee, Robert E., 1948-

Title Facilitated stretching / Robert E. McAtee, Jeff Charland
Edition Third edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2007]
Champaign, Illinois : Human Kinetics, [2007]


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 W'PONDS  613.711 Mca/Fst 2007  AVAILABLE
 MELB  613.711 Mca/Fst 2007  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 videodisc ((90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents Understanding the basics of stretching -- Focusing on facilitated stretching -- Using the spiral-diagonal patterns of PNF -- Stretches for the lower extremity -- Stretches for the upper extremity -- Stretches for the neck and torso -- Combining techniques to release fibrotic tissue -- Stretching routines for specific activities -- Routines for common soft tissue injuries
Summary "The text provides a useful overview of PNF stretching - safe and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion." "Whether you're a fitness professional, therapist, coach, athlete, or student, Facilitated Stretching, Third Edition, will help you assess current muscle function, improve range of motion, increase strength, reduce overuse injuries, and enhance performance."--Jacket
Notes Accompanying disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Scriptwriter, Chris Johns; producer, Doug Fink; directors, Doug Fink, Gregg Henness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Credits Scriptwriter, Chris Johns; producer, Doug Fink; directors, Doug Fink, Gregg Henness
Notes DVD
Subject Physical therapy.
Stretching exercises.
Stretching exercises -- Popular works.
Physical therapy -- Popular works.
Physical Therapy Modalities -- methods
Muscle Stretching Exercises.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Exercise Therapy -- methods.
Muscles -- anatomy & histology.
Physical Therapy -- methods
Genre/Form Popular works.
Video recordings.
Author Charland, Jeff.
Human Kinetics (Organization)
LC no. 2006037979
ISBN 9780736062480