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Therapeutic Stretching

Towards a Functional Approach

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"This is a highly enjoyable and well presented book that I recommend for any clinician from student to experienced practitioner. It is suitable for all physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports physiotherapists/therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists, athletes and patients who would like to understand, recover and improve their range and ease of movement."

Jimmy Reynolds, Head of Sports Medicine - Academy, Ipswich Town Football Club, Oct 14

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Key Features

    • Helps transform thinking about the therapeutic value of stretching and how it is best applied in the clinical setting
    • Examines the difference between therapeutic and recreational stretching
    • Focuses on the use of stretching in conditions where individuals experience a loss in range of movement (ROM)
    • Explores what makes stretching effective, identifying behaviour as a main driving force for adaptive changes
    • Discusses the experience of pain, sensitization and pain tolerance in relation to stretching and ROM recovery
    • Contains over 150 photographs and 45 minutes of video describing this new revolutionary approach
    • Applicable to a variety of perspectives including osteopathy, chiropractic, physical therapy, sports and personal trainers
    • Ideal for experienced practitioners as well as those taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Published Reviews

    "This is a highly enjoyable and well presented book that I recommend for any clinician from student to experienced practitioner. It is suitable for all physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports physiotherapists/therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists, athletes and patients who would like to understand, recover and improve their range and ease of movement." Reviewed by: Jimmy Reynolds, Head of Sports Medicine - Academy, Ipswich Town Football Club, Date: Oct 14

Author Information

    Edited by Eyal Lederman, DO, PhD, Eyal Lederman, Director, Centre for Professional Development in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy, London, UK; Visiting Professor, University College London (UCL) Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science; and Practising Osteopath

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Therapeutic Stretching
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 352 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4318-5
  • Copyright: 2014