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Published by Shelter Publications in Bolinas, CA .
Written in English


  • Stretching exercises

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBob Anderson ; illustrated by Jean Anderson.
ContributionsAnderson, Jean, ill.
LC ClassificationsRA781.63 .A528 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23908888M
ISBN 109780936070469
LC Control Number2009026429

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Apr 25,  · "Stretching" has been updated in this revised 30th edition, with: 10 new stretching routines for office workers and computer operators tips on office ergonomics and preventing repetitive stress injuries new 2-color design About the Author. Bob Anderson is the world's most popular stretching authority. For over 35 years, Bob has taught millions /5(93). Active Isolated Stretching Expanding the Potential of the Professional. Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is one of the methods of stretching most used by today's athletes, massage therapists, personal/athletic trainers, and professionals. Active Isolated Stretching allows . Jul 22,  · The book begins with clear, detailed descriptions of important principles of anatomy and physiology, the benefits of stretching, different forms of stretching, rules to remember, and how to stretch properly. It also focuses on the kinds of stretches that are most helpful in the alleviation or rehabilitation of specific sports injuries. It's helpful to include stretching in your exercise regimen. Stretching can increase flexibility and improve your joints' range of motion, helping you move more freely. And ensuring that you have equal flexibility on both sides might help protect you from injury. Before stretching, warm .