Self-Diagnosis of injuries is extremely difficult, and this 3rd edition of Sports Injuries aims to help the reader identify the possible causes of pain, in order to present a clear picture of the problem to a medical practitioner, so that they can make a speedy and accurate diagnosis. The first-aid and immediate self-help measures you should take for any injury, before you manage to see a medical practitioner, are described.
All the specific exercises for achieving these aspects of recovery are illustrated in detail, for each injury throughout the body.
Vivian Grisogono passes on years of experience as a sports participant and physiotherapist, making this book, now completely updated, the most effective guide to coping with injuries and getting back to sport.
Bulletproof Bodies has taken the globally popular physical training method of body-weight exercise and created a targeted, functional and multi-muscle approach to developing physical resilience. From tennis elbow to low back pain, Bulletproof Bodies aims to both prevent injury and to rehabilitate injury through improving the health of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. As an added bonus these simple body-weight exercises can help to increase muscular strength and fitness.
This book enables both the casual reader and the seasoned practitioner to understand and implement the anatomical structure and function of the body in yoga. Written with a conversational tone, the book delivers the complex subject of human anatomy in a way that is both provocative and clear. The underlying theme of the book is integration.
A Practical Guide to Acupoints, 2nd Edition is an exceptionally well-illustrated guide to the location and properties of acupoints has been fully revised and updated, and now includes all the major points. An understanding of acupoints is vital not only for acupuncturists but also for bodyworkers. This user-friendly manual contains current, comprehensive information for both groups, with special emphasis on how shiatsu and tuina therapists can best utilize point knowledge in their practice.
This deluxe slipcase edition of Anatomy in Black is the ultimate sophisticated coffee table book for anatomy lovers. The beauty of human anatomy is reflected in a contemporary hardback book, created entirely in black and gold. Traditional anatomical imagery is given a new lease of life through modern interpretation in this stylish publication.
Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome reveals the real cause of sciatica and how you can treat it simply and effectively at home. Do you suffer from back pain that radiates out into your legs? You are not alone.
Fascial Fitness Through Yoga is an innovative combination of two major fitness trends yoga and fascia training.
To live a healthy, mobile and pain-free life, and most of us want to do that, it is essential that you take good care of your fascia, otherwise it will become matted and stick together as you age as a result of repetitive one-sided stressors, making us immobile and stiff.
The Anatomical Tattoo is an introduction to the growing phenomenon of anatomical imagery in tattoos, and highlights some of the best examples in the world today. Illustrating the work of over 80 tattoo artists from across the globe, this book showcases this fascinating new trend by documenting more than 150 anatomical tattoos.
The Secret Language of Anatomy is an initiation into the mysterious subject of anatomical terminology. Beautifully crafted illustrations uncover the close relationship between the parts of the human body and the evocative names given to them by anatomists. Decoding the body’s secret language brings to life the history of anatomical terms, and explains why some words are used to describe very different organs and structures.
Fascial Fitness is for anyone who wants an active, mobile and painless everyday life. It helps you understand what your connective tissue is all about, and the importance of it! In recent years understanding the connective tissue has greatly increased in the areas of physiotherapy, sports science and medicine. Muscular connective tissue is known as fascia, and it plays an important role in health, well-being and mobility, as it transmits the power of the muscles, communicates with the nervous system and serves as a sense organ. Fascia ensures the protection of the internal organs and forms the basis for a beautiful body shape.