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.vi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The ... This chapter now includes a broader discussion of conditions that respond to a blend of manual therapy techniques and facilitated stretching, ... for a variety of activities, including running, throwing and racket sports, cycling, golf, swimming, everyday stretches, and arusty hingesaquot; routines.
|Author||:||Robert E. McAtee, Jeff Charland|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics - 2007|