Health in the Home; A Practical Work on the Promotion and Preservation of Health, with Illustrated Prescriptions of Swedish Gymnastic Exercise for Home and Club Practice

Health in the Home; A Practical Work on the Promotion and Preservation of Health, with Illustrated Prescriptions of Swedish Gymnastic Exercise for Home and Club Practice

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...and the landing at an angle of ninety or one hundred and eighty degrees from former plane of the body; also by calculat ing distance for different number of start-steps. Alternate the start from one foot to the other. In place of this, a short run is often recommended, running on toes, and holding head and chest erect. SLOW LEG MQVEMENT.--Neck firm; heels raise. (I0 repetitions.) RESPIRATORY MOVEMENT.----A rmsforwara'upward raise, inhaling; sideways, hands turn at shoulder height, downward sink, exhaling. (10 repetitions.) Guard against tendency to push the head forward on the upward raise of the arms; upward position of the arms must be in line with the head, trunk, and legs; hands shoulder width apart, and palms directly toward each other. Described in prescription II., adults. A valuable substitute for the back and abdominal movement is the movement described at the close of prescription II., recumbent posture movements for children. It employs all the muscles on the front, back, and sides of the trunk. MEMORANDUM OF PRESCRIPTION IISTANDING POSTURE CHILDREN RESPIRATORY Movi: M1' nzT.--Arms sideways raise, inhaling. (10 repetitions.) FOOT MoVEMENT.--Neck firm; foot place forward (5 repetitions); also backward (5 repetitions). Alternate with outward and backward-outward p/acings. (5 repetitions each.) Later, add heels raise. Cm-: s'1' lIOVEMENT.--StriCl-kneeling against shoulderpressure; neck firm; head and upper spine backward bend. (8-12 repetitions.), SHOULD!-'.R-BLADE MovEMr.N'i'.--Arm circling. (12 repetitions.) Or, alfernate arm stretchings upward and sideways. (to repetitions.) Or, alfernate arm stretc/zings and fall-outs. BALANCE MoVE.lEN'1'.--Arms raised sideways; leg sideways raise. (3-5...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797094
  • 9781236797094