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Sport Stretch

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ISBN-10: 0880118237

ISBN-13: 9780880118231

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: Michael J. Alter

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Description:

This edition presents the latest in flexibility research and 27 new stretching exercises. It also includes the best stretches for 14 new sports.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: 9/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Understanding Flexibility
The Benefits of Stretching
How the Body Responds to Stretching
What Happens When You Stretch?
Stretching Techniques
What Causes Muscle Soreness?
Appropriate Injury Management
Adding a Stretching Program to Your Workout
The Controversy About Stretching
Advanced Stretches
All-Star Stretches
12 All-Star Stretches
28 Maximal Isolation All-Stars
Stretching Routines for Specific Sports
Archery
Baseball, Softball, and Cricket (General Field Players)
Baseball, Softball (Pitchers), and Cricket (Bowlers)
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Skiing
Cycling and Triathlon
Dance (Beginning)
Dance (Advanced)
Diving (3- to 10-Meter)
Figure Skating
Football (Offensive Line and Defensive Line)
Football (Defensive Backs and Receivers)
Golf
Gymnastics
Hiking and Backpacking
Ice Hockey
In-Line Skating
Jogging
Lacrosse
Martial Arts (Beginning)
Martial Arts (Advanced)
Race Walking
Rowing, Kayaking, and Canoeing
Sailing and Windsurfing
Skiing (Alpine)
Soccer (International Football)
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis, Racquetball, and Handball
Track and Field (High Jump and Pole Vault)
Track and Field (Hurdles, Long- and Triple-Jumps, and Sprints)
Track and Field (Discus, Hammer Throw, Javelin, and Shot Put)
Volleyball
Water Skiing
Weight Lifting
Weight Lifting (Very Light Weights)
Wrestling
Illustrated Instructions for 311 Stretches
Feet and Ankles
Lower Legs
Hamstrings
Adductors
Quadriceps
Hips and Gluteals
Lower Torso
Upper Back
Neck
Pectorals
Shoulders
Arms and Wrists
References
About the Author