Science of stretching

Science of Stretching explains the scientific basis of stretching so that readers can apply stretching principles and techniques. Through illustrations, diagrams, charts, and figures, author Michael Alter clearly explains the physiology, neurophysiology, mechanics, and even the psychology of stretching. He then presents practical guidelines for developing a flexibility programme, including over 200 stretching exercises and warm-up drills.

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Author(s)Michael J Alter
Age11-14, 14-16
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