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He is the author of over 15 health and fitness books as well as numerous exercise DVDs. Zalina rated it really liked it Feb 14, The core of the book is a guide to over stretches, arranged according to the muscle group they target. Book ratings by Goodreads.
Particularly noteworthy are the illustrations that show the anatomy associated with each stretch or exercise; delagier are clear, easy to understand, and have a nice gender balance unlike some books where all the illustrations are male. Another fine book from Human Kinetics. No current Talk conversations about this book. Stretches for the Lateral Flexor Muscles in the Torso.
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Delaviet rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Sport Management and Sport Business. This is the only place in a book somewhat heavy on anatomy and physiology where we get such talk. Case Studies in Sport Management.
I think what really gets under my skin is their use as pretty much rhetorical polar opposites within pages of each other in the same major section.
About Frederic Delavier Frederic Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. Nathan S Partridge rated it really liked it Jul 16, With over full-color photos and illustrations, you’ll go inside more than exercises to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures and learn how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results.
The introduction talks about the value of stretching, how to breathe, risks, injuries, and such. The very best stretches for shoulders, chest, arms, torso, back, hips, and legs are all here, and all in the stunning detail that only Frederic Delavier can provide. Dhrubajyoti Saikia rated it it was amazing Apr 28, International Journal of Sport Communication. Overall, this is a useful and attractive general guide to stretching.
While the table of contents is reasonably detailed, it doesn’t provide enough information to find out, for example, which stretches target the psoas, nor does it give any indication of the existence of information like the femur anatomy mentioned above. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced stretching programs, as well as several aimed at specific sports, are also included.
With over full-color photos and illustrations, you’ll go inside more than exercises to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures and learn how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results. The book displays sketches and pictures of various moves to utilize.
Request Exam Copy View Ancillaries. It was either that or put it off until I can put my opinions on Shakespeare into words. The stretches are described in good details so that it is clear what you are doing and what you are trying to accomplish. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculte de Medecine.
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View all 3 comments. My one criticism of the book is that this section begins with exercises for stretching the neck when I had always been led to believe that you start at the bottom of the body and worked up: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Get an inside view of the muscles in action during every stretch you perform! Mailing of this title is via consumer fitness brochure to fitness enthusiasts and individuals interested in stretching, strength and conditioning.
Michael Gundill has written 13 books on strength training, sport nutrition, and health including co-authoring The Strength Training Anatomy Workout. Wikipedia in English None. Human Kinetics has moved! Jun 11, Ariel Lynn rated it liked it.
Tanya rated it it was amazing May 24, And the fact that Delavier is both a body builder and an accomplished artist gives the book an unusual appeal.
As I readily admit, these are extremely minor complaints. Gundill started weightlifting in in order to improve his rowing performance. There are three main stretching methods There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective. Otherwise the contents of the book are really good. Sport Management Education Journal.
With over different stretchs for agility and toning, you can take your pick which area you want to focus on or follow one of the prescribed routines listed at the back of the book. I got a a very strong first impression.