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Medicine | Flexibility: A Concise Guide - To Conditioning, Performance Enhancement, Injury Prevention, and

Flexibility: A Concise Guide

To Conditioning, Performance Enhancement, Injury Prevention, and Rehabilitation

Holt, Laurence E., Pelham, Thomas E., Holt, Jason

2008

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  • Comprehensive: covers all relevant aspects of flexibility
  • Summarizes the basic science underlying the physiology of stretching
  • Synthesizes the important literature and offers a concept of how tissues respond to each of the stretching methods
  • Proposes a new explanation, referred to as the Fascia Hypothesis

This groundbreaking book is a definitive guide to flexibility and revises the conceptual framework of the field. In Flexibility: A Concise Guide, the authors provide a fresh perspective on flexibility, one that challenges current thinking and professional practice, from the conceptual foundations of research to the practical applications of stretching techniques in a number of domains. All major types of flexibility technique and training are covered in this comprehensive text, with an emphasis on when and how to use each method safely and effectively. Specific applications to rehabilitation, sport, fitness, and dance make this book an invaluable resource for all practitioners and professionals in the field of human movement. Combining three decades of sport and rehabilitation research with critical and creative thinking and analysis, Flexibility: A Concise Guide is a must-have resource for sports medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic therapists, chiropractors, coaches, and other professionals.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Diabetes - Diabetes mellitus - Flexibility - Stretching - medicine - muscle - prevention - rehabilitation - sports medicine - traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) - training

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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