ISBN-10: 0936070226
ISBN-13: 9780936070223
Edition: 20th 2000 (Revised)
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Description: Stretching was first published in 1980 and is now expanded to include 20 new exercises, new and improved drawings and new information on the stretching versus warming up controversy.

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List price: $17.95
Edition: 20th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Shelter Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Stretching was first published in 1980 and is now expanded to include 20 new exercises, new and improved drawings and new information on the stretching versus warming up controversy.

Hilary Thayer Hamann was born and raised in New York. After her parents divorced, she was shuttled between their respective homes in the Hamptons and the Bronx. She attended New York University, where she received a B.F.A. in Film & Television Production and Dramatic Writing from Tisch School of the Arts, an M.A. in Cinema Studies from the Graduate School of Arts and Science, and a Certificate in Anthropological Filmmaking from NYU�s Center for Media, Culture, and History. Ms. Hamann edited and contributed to Categories - On The Beauty of Physics (2006), an interdisciplinary educational book that was included in Louisiana State University�s list of top 25 non-fiction books written since 1950. As the assistant to Jacques d�Amboise, founder and artistic director of the National Dance Institute, Ms. Hamann produced We Real Cool, a short film based on the Gwendolyn Brooks poem, directed by Academy Award-winning director Emile Ardolino. She also coordinated an international exchange with students from America and the then Soviet Union based on literature, music, and art. She has worked in New York�s film, publishing, and entertainment industries, and is co-director of Films on the Haywall, a classic film series in Bridgehampton, New York. Ms Hamann lives in Manhattan and on Long Island.

Who Should Stretch
When To Stretch
Why Stretch
How To Stretch
Getting Started
The Stretches
Stretching Guide
Relaxing Stretches For Your Back
Legs, Feet and Ankles
Back, Shoulders and Arms
Lower Back, Hips, Groin and Hamstrings
For the Back
Elevating Your Feet
Standing Stretches for the Legs and Hips
Standing Stretches for the Upper Body
Stretching on a Chin Bar
Stretches for the Upper Body Using a Towel
Sitting Stretches
Leg and Groin Stretches with Feet Elevated
Stretching the Groin and Hips with Legs Apart
Learning the Splits
Stretching Routines: Everyday
In the Morning
Everyday Stretches
Stretches for Those Over 50
Indoor and Outdoor Work
Lower Back Tension
After Sitting
While Watching TV
Spontaneous Stretches
Stretching Routines: Sports and Activities
Gymnastics/Figure Skating/Dance
Ice Hockey
Martial Arts
Skiing (Cross Country)
Skiing (Downhill)
Swimming/Water Polo
Weight Training
To Teachers and Coaches
Exercises for Developing Strength
Abdominal Muscles
Arms and Chest
Ankles, Toes and Lower Legs
Fingers, Hands, Wrists and Forearms
Bar Dips
Seat Drops
Techniques of Running and Cycling
Running and Walking
Light, Nutritious Eating
Caring for Your Back
Stretching and Exercise Prescriptions
About the Authors

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