Runner's World Guide to Injury Prevention

How to Identify Problems, Speed Healing, and Run Pain-Free
Product Number: EB00726433
Released: May 21, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609616182
Publisher: Rodale Books
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Description

The last word on preventing and treating running injuries-from the magazine known the world over as the most reliable and authoritative source of running know-how The world of running-and running injury prevention-has evolved greatly in the last decade. New thinking on injury and recovery suggests that runners can continue to train while injured. And alternative practices-such as acupuncture, chiropractic, and massage-are now virtually mainstream and an essential part of any runner's injury arsenal. Not only is the sport dramatically more popular, but women runners and beginning runners-who are a large part of the growth-have very different needs in the areas of injury and health that have not been covered adequately in previous books. Research in sports medicine also has advanced. All this-and much more-is covered in Runner's World Guide to Injury Prevention, making it the best, most authoritative guide in the field. Here you'll find: - The most important stretches for runners-and why you should not stretch an injured muscle - How (and why) to change your biomechanics and stride length - How to incorporate cross-training to prevent and heal injury - The most important strength-training exercises for runners - How to cope with the mental side of injury - Special concerns for young runners, women, and older Runners - The newest thinking in hydration Beginners and veterans alike will benefit from this expert guidance from the cutting edge of sports medicine and science.

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Author(s): Dagny Scott Barrios
Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2004

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