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Curves, Twists and Bends

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 160 Nombre de pages
A guide to exercise for scoliosis sufferers. It explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological aspec... Lire la suite
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A guide to exercise for scoliosis sufferers. It explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological aspects. It includes a series of Pilates exercises, specially-designed by the authors to promote flexibility, posture and muscle strength in scoliosis sufferers as well as information on what exercises to avoid.

Auteur

Annette Wellings is a Pilates instructor who suffers from major scoliosis. She began exploring different ways of keeping her body flexible and healthy whilst working as a linguist and artist in Australia. Subsequently, she retrained in rehabilitation Pilates. Alan Herdman is the UK's leading practitioner of Pilates. After introducing Pilates to the UK in 1970, he went on to establish studios both here and in several other countries. He continues to adapt and develop new exercises to address the needs of every client he consults with. He currently teaches doctors, professional dancers and sportsmen and women, as well as people with a wide variety of physical disabilities.



Texte du rabat

Subtitled, "A Practical Guide To Pilates For Scoliosis".



Résumé
This clear and concise book explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological impact. It includes a series of Pilates exercises, designed by the authors specifically to promote flexibility, posture and muscle strength in scoliosis sufferers, and also vital information on what exercises to avoid.

Contenu

Part 1. Understanding and Awareness.; Chapter 1. What is Scoliosis?; Chapter 2. Wide Variation of Types.; Chapter 3. Four Main Patterns.; Chapter 4. The Psychology of Scoliosis.; Chapter 5. Mind and Body Link.; Part 2. Exercises for Flexibility and Posture.; Chapter 6. Introduction.; Chapter 7. Principles of the Exercises.; Chapter 8. Posture and Alignment.; Chapter 9. Exercises.; Part 3. Strategies for Living with Scoliosis.; Chapter 10. Diet.; Chapter 11. Rest.; Chapter 12. Sitting.; Chapter 13. Sitting.; Chapter 14. Carrying.; Chapter 15. Standing.; Chapter 16. Exercise.; Chapter 17. Dress.; Chapter 18. Health Care Plan.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Curves, Twists and Bends
Sous-titre: A Practical Guide to Pilates for Scoliosis
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781848190252
ISBN: 978-1-84819-025-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Genre: Santé, alimentation et bien-être
nombre de pages: 160
Poids: 300g
Taille: H242mm x B173mm x T11mm
Année: 2009

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