E Book Teaching Pilates for Postural Faults Illness and Injury

E Book Teaching Pilates for Postural Faults  Illness and Injury
Author: Jane Paterson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2008-12-17
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780702033056

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Pilates is a particularly safe and effective exercise system which aims to strengthen the body in a balanced way by specifically improving the function of the weaker muscle groups. Emphasis is placed on strengthening the muscles of the trunk so that support of the spine increases plus posture and shape improve. The exercises enhance overall flexibility and fitness, improving co-ordination and balance. Muscles are gently stretched and lengthened as the exercises progress and overall body strength improves. describes the underlying principles of the exercises in physical terms describes the treatment of common medical conditions provides a manual for those in the remedial health care professions

Pilates A Teachers Manual

Pilates     A Teachers    Manual
Author: Verena Geweniger,Alexander Bohlander
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2014-07-08
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9783642381140

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The Pilates book for professionals: Background information and extensive practical knowledge on using the Pilates approach in prevention and therapy. The foundations include, among others, the "Pilates Principles" (Breathing, Centering, Flow, Precision, Concentration, Control and Coordination). The extensive praxis part presents all techniques and exercises (mat and equipment training) with detailed photos of movement sequences and with precise instructions and explanations of each exercise. Class plans provide concrete suggestions for the design of course units with prevention orientation and patient examples illustrate treatment procedures and therapeutic effects of the Pilates approach for different symptoms. - A must-have for all Pilates professionals: teachers, trainers, physiotherapists.

Information Technology in Biomedicine

Information Technology in Biomedicine
Author: Ewa Pietka,Pawel Badura,Jacek Kawa,Wojciech Wieclawek
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2020-09-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783030496661

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The rapid and continuous growth in the amount of available medical information and the variety of multimodal content has created demand for a fast and reliable technology capable of processing data and delivering results in a user-friendly manner, whenever and wherever the information is needed. Multimodal acquisition systems, AI-powered applications, and biocybernetic support for medical procedures, physiotherapy and prevention have opened up exciting new avenues in terms of optimizing the healthcare system for the benefit of patients. This book presents a comprehensive study on the latest advances in medical data science and gathers carefully selected articles written by respected experts on information technology. Pursuing an interdisciplinary approach and addressing both theoretical and applied aspects, it chiefly focuses on: Artificial Intelligence Image Analysis Sound and Motion in Physiotherapy and Physioprevention Modeling and Simulation Medical Data Analysis Given its scope, the book offers a valuable reference tool for all scientists who deal with problems of designing and implementing information processing tools employed in systems that assist in patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as students who want to learn more about the latest innovations in quantitative medical data analysis, data mining, and artificial intelligence.

The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
Author: Arthur James Wells
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1922
Release: 2009
Genre: Bibliography, National
ISBN: STANFORD:36105211722678

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The Pilates Difference

The Pilates Difference
Author: Jennifer Dufton
Publsiher: Basic Health Publications, Inc.
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 1591201160

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Pilates is one of the most effective forms of exercise for improving stamina, coordination, strength, general health, vitality, and concentration. This book brings this unique system of exercise into the reader's own home. Full-color illustrations throughout.

Anni s Cancer Companion

Anni s Cancer Companion
Author: Anni Matthews
Publsiher: Singing Dragon
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2011-08-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 0857010441

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When Anni Matthews was diagnosed with cancer, she decided to do something really valuable with the experience: she produced a book that is a friendly companion for those who must face the disease. Of huge practical help to anyone diagnosed with cancer and those who care for them, this book is a one-stop guide to making sense and use of the orthodox treatments, complementary therapies, and psychological, spiritual and holistic options available. Subjects ranging from the most current major advances in treatments and diagnosis to the small but effective ways of relieving the side-effects are explained clearly and concisely, often with humour and always with warmth. Written by a bright, articulate woman, who was determined to have an informed say in what happened to her, Anni's Cancer Companion marks a new generation of books about cancer. It is that rare thing: a reference book that is human.

Pilates for Rehabilitation

Pilates for Rehabilitation
Author: Wood, Samantha
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2018-01-07
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781492556497

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Pilates for Rehabilitation explains how to incorporate Pilates exercises into rehabilitation programs to heal injuries, improve core strength, promote efficient movement, and help manage pain.

Change Your Posture Change Your Life

Change Your Posture  Change Your Life
Author: Richard Brennan
Publsiher: Watkins Media Limited
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781780282107

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Change Your Posture, Change Your Life analyses the origin and development of the Alexander Technique, how it works and what are its benefits. In chapters ranging from 'The Secret Key to Good Posture' and 'The Hidden Obstacle to Improving Posture' to 'Your Inner Acrobat' and 'First Steps in Releasing Muscle Tension', Richard Brennan examines every aspect of the technique and how it can benefit everyone, young and old. This book will appeal to the many millions of parents and teachers who are increasingly concerned about the rapid deterioration of the posture of their children, who are frequently hunched over desks and computers, as well as their own posture. It will also be of great value to doctors, consultants and physiotherapists, who already realise that posture is a crucial factor in most healthcare, plus those in physical education (including yoga and pilates), all types of sports and the martial arts. And last but not least, the book will be of priceless value to all those who suffer from a wide range of muscular-skeletal problems, including arthritis, backache and headaches, as well as a whole range of other common ailments. With more and more people becoming aware of the role that good posture plays in treating ill health, this is the perfect introduction to implementing its benefits into your own life.