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The Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Prevention and Care

The Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Prevention and Care

by Trish Bare Grounds, Bare Grounds Trish
     
 
This book is an essential reference for martial arts athletes, coaches and instructors. Written in easy to understand language, the guide addresses important self-care issues for the martial arts athlete including: Stretching: over 50 essential exercises for building flexibility, preventing common injuries and rehabilitation; Conditioning: get the facts on

Overview

This book is an essential reference for martial arts athletes, coaches and instructors. Written in easy to understand language, the guide addresses important self-care issues for the martial arts athlete including: Stretching: over 50 essential exercises for building flexibility, preventing common injuries and rehabilitation; Conditioning: get the facts on using plyometrics, weight training, running, core strengthening, resistive bands, TotalGym and the exercise ball for building strength and speed; Nutrition: learn to safely cut weight, prevent dehydration, and eat like a champion; Step-by-step instructions, including photos, for professional athletic taping techniques: ankles, feet, toes, shins, knees, elbows, hip, fingers, and hands; Self-care: ice vs. heat, identifying serious injuries, caring for minor injuries, training precautions when injured or pregnant; and Instructors and Coaches: guidance on developing an Emergency Medical Plan, safety in training and competition, training your staff and building a qualified sports medicine team. It also includes tips on coping with: Blisters; Ankle Injuries; Back Pain; Knee Injuries; Groin Pulls; Rotator Cuff Pain; Shin Splints; Dehydration; Athlete's Foot; Asthma; Concussions; Head Injuries; Bruises and Swelling; Lacerations; Facial Injuries; Hyperextensions; Chronic Injuries; and Emergencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781880336892
Publisher:
Turtle Press Corporation
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
Revised and Exp
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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