Stretching Exercises Encyclopedia offers a general theory of muscle stretching. Anatomical illustrations explain the different muscle groups involved in the exercises. Furthermore, each exercise includes information about the movement one needs to perform, the posture that one must adopt, common mistakes that should be avoided, the principal and secondary muscles worked with this exercise, as well as a series of very useful tips and advice.This book will show how regular stretching also has an effect upon the health and well-being of the individual.After reading this book, any athlete, and even those who are not athletes, will realize how regular stretching can improve their physical body shape and their quality of life.Óscar Morán (Spain) is a professor of Physical Education and a national weightlifting and bodybuilding trainer, fitness sports technician, sports nutrition technician and an expert in martial arts. He has been an owner and technical director of gyms, creator and editor of fitness and bodybuilding magazines, has given conferences at several universities, has done research on athletic initiation, has organized congresses as well as national and international symposiums in the world of sports and P.E., has been a member of the board at the International Federation of Physical Education, has ample teaching experience in strength and sports training, and has published several books and dozens of articles in specialized magazines from various countries.Isabel Arechabala (Spain) has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the the Complutense Faculty of Madrid. Since 1982, she has been working in the fields of illustration and graphic design. She successfully combines her work as an illustrator/graphic designer and her job as a professor of illustration and computer graphic design.Cardinal Publishers Group is the distributor for Meyer & Meyer Sport books.