"Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training" is a reference book that offers the reader more than the 'how to' of exercise and training. Using detailed anatomical illustrations of the way muscles and tendons work, the book provides visual insight into what happens to the body during exercise, making it invaluable to anyone active in the exercise field. The initial section of the book covers basic anatomy, overviews of the musculo-skeletal system, directional terms, planes and movements, basic kinesiology and an overview of exercise concepts, as well as an explanation of muscle analysis. The core of the book presents 88 exercises involving gym machines, free weights and body weight/stretching, grouped by body region (chest, legs and hips, back and shoulders, arms and abdominals). Each exercise features a full-colour illustration, together with instructions on execution and technique. Supporting graphics show starting and finishing positions, Additional information includes training tips and useful facts.
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Mark Vella has been involved in the field of health and fitness for more than 15 years, as a personal training instructor, lifestyle counselor and massage therapist, and is a practising naturopath. He lectures to fitness professionals on a variety of health science topics, including anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, health assessment, medical screening, fitness testing, training methods and principles, postural assessment, programming, exercise prescription and nutrition, and has been active in developing standards and manuals for fitness trainers in his native South Africa. Dr Nick Walters, an exercise physiologist with more than 20 years' experience, is currently vice principal and head of research at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Learn how your muscles work before you work your muscles Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using detailed anatomical illustrations, Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training provides you visual insight into what happens to this organic machine during exercise--muscles and tendons working in concert to strengthen your body's building blocks. With a basic knowledge of how the body works, you can buff up your body with the book's 90 exercises, grouped by body region and involving gym machines, free weights, and body weight/stretching, as well as yoga and Pilates. Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-color anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071475338
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