Strong Women, Strong Backs: Everything You Need to Know to Prevent, Treat, and Beat Back Pain

Strong Women, Strong Backs: Everything You Need to Know to Prevent, Treat, and Beat Back Pain

by Ph.D, Miria Nelson Miriam E., M.A., Lawren Lindner Lawrence
     
 

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From the bestselling author of the Strong Women series-an indispensable resource for a strong and pain-free back.

In this accessible guide, trusted women's health author and exercise physiologist Miriam E. Nelson presents the information every woman needs to know to maintain a healthy back. Complete with clear explanations, practical advice, and lively

Overview

From the bestselling author of the Strong Women series-an indispensable resource for a strong and pain-free back.

In this accessible guide, trusted women's health author and exercise physiologist Miriam E. Nelson presents the information every woman needs to know to maintain a healthy back. Complete with clear explanations, practical advice, and lively anecdotes from women who have benefited from this simple and effective program, this book reveals:

- The most common causes of back pain in women
- How stress and other emotional factors play a key role
- A straightforward exercise program to improve flexibility, strength, and aerobic fitness-designed specifically for women
- What you need to know to create a back-friendly home and office
- Explanations of the medical options available-and how to know when they might be necessary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399153754
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
09/07/2006
Series:
Strong Women Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and director of the Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Tufts University.

Lawrence Lindner, M.A., has written several previous books on health and other topics.

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