Stretching for Sports
- 3 Credits
Flexibility is essential for performing well in sports, maintaining the benefits of fitness, and reducing the risk of injury. Learn why individuals lose flexibility and how they can regain and maintain it through a safe, effective stretching program. Test an athlete's range of motion for all major joints using simple tests. Learn a stretching routine for each muscle group by illustrating several hundred stretches proven to increase and maintain optimal flexibility for athletic performance. Learn to stretch properly using both static and ballistic stretching. Developed for teachers and coaches of elementary, junior, and senior high school students. NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.