Delavier's Stretching Anatomy

Delavier's Stretching Anatomy

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By (author) Frederic Delavier, By (author) Jean-Pierre Clemenceau, By (author) Michael Gundill

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 193mm x 251mm x 10mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 1450413986
  • ISBN 13: 9781450413985
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 311 illustrations, 253 photographs
  • Sales rank: 22,849

Product description

This title is the next installment to the best selling anatomy series by Delavier! "Delavier's Stretching Anatomy" is your guide for increasing flexibility, improving range of motion, toning muscles and relieving pain and discomfort. 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. With over 550 full colour photos and illustrations, you'll go inside more than 130 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. "Delavier's Stretching Anatomy" includes 13 proven programmes for increasing muscle tone, releasing tension and stress, optimizing training and performance in 13 sports, including running, cycling, basketball and soccer. This title has its publicity and reviews in strength and fitness magazines including "Men's Health", "Health & Strength Magazine", "Muscle & Fitness" and "FitPro". It is featured at fitness events including the annual "FitPro" Convention and the UKSCA Conference. Mailing of this title is via consumer fitness brochure to fitness enthusiasts and individuals interested in stretching, strength and conditioning. It will also feature in sports specific mailings to athletes, coaches and clubs. E-mail marketing campaign to contacts interested in sport, fitness, stretching, strength and conditioning. This title is also featured in Human Kinetics' monthly "FitNews E-Newsletter" sent to over 10,000 subscribers.

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Author information

Frederic Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Jean-Pierre Clemenceau is a fitness coach to the stars and has trained numerous French celebrities using an approach based on positioning and breathing. Michael Gundill has written 13 books on strength training, sport nutrition and health including co-authoring The Strength Training Anatomy Workout.

Customer reviews

By Alexander Micallef 10 Jun 2013 4

Received a defective book. Page tear and extra binded torn page, missing pages 17 to 32.
Otherwise the contents of the book are really good.

Would have rated it 5 based on the content alone, but due to the binding issues it surely doesn't deserve that.

Book replacement sent very quickly. Excellent customer service.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Learn How to Breathe!; Chapter 2. Why Athletes Should Stretch; Chapter 3. Stretches for the Neck; Chapter 4. Stretches for the Shoulders and Chest; Chapter 5. Stretches for the Arms and Forearms; Chapter 6. Stretches for the Lateral Flexor Muscles in the Torso.