Facilitated Stretching, 4E

Facilitated Stretching, 4E

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Facilitated Stretching, Fourth Edition, examines techniques and guidelines for PNF stretches in a variety of settings. Stretches are demonstrated on a treatment table, mat on the floor, chair, cable-pulley machine, and weightlifting bench. Stretches are grouped according to each joint, and the majority of the stretches include both a partner stretch version and a self-stretch version. As in previous editions, specific routines are included for cycling, golf, running, swimming, throwing and racket sports, and now ice hockey. It also includes general stretches for everyday use, plus stretches for those with a€œrusty hinges.a€ These ready-made stretching routines make it easy to incorporate facilitated stretching into a workout regimen and take the guesswork out of organizing a stretching routine to match the needs of a specific sport.Seat. Belt. Self-Stretch. (Flexion. End. of. D1). 1. Start slowly and rotate your arm, then As you exhale, reach up and across, Attach a stretching strap to a fixed object above and behind you. To use a cable and pulley machine atthe gym, select the maximum weight so that you cannot lift it. While standing (or sitting on a stability ball), reach your right ... Keep your torso from twisting by focusing on stretching from the shoulder joint. This is the start ofthe a€œgrab seat belta€ stretch ( figure 3.15).

Title:Facilitated Stretching, 4E
Author:Robert McAtee
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2013-11-18


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