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Backs in motion : the only back-care program for everybody / Lewis G. Maharam.

Maharam, Lewis G. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0805035400
  • ISBN: 9780805035407
  • Physical Description: xii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, ©1996.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Your Back Comes with Moveable Parts: A New Anatomy Lesson -- 2. Sciatica? No, That's Not It: Know What's Really Wrong with Your Back -- 3. Job One: Getting a Pain-Free Back -- 4. For a Healthy Spine, Start at the Beginning -- 5. Laying the Foundation: The Basic 8 -- 6. Be Prepared! The Athlete's Sport-by-Sport Back Exercise Guide -- 7. Not an Athlete? Not a Problem: The Athlete's Back Program for Nonathletes -- Afterword: Be Smart, Be Active.
Summary, etc.: Dr. Maharam's program gives athletes and nonathletes alike guidance on how to stretch and strengthen the specific muscles used in whatever activity they do. It gives exercises to prepare the back for more than three dozen sports, including hiking, cycling, tennis, aerobics, in-line skating, golf, and bowling, as well as a program of exercises for the nonsports-minded.
Subject: Backache > Exercise therapy.
Back > Care and hygiene.
Backache > Prevention.
Athletes > Health and hygiene.

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