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Anatomy of Sports Injuries

Everyone who plays sports experiences injuries. Many people never fully recover because they are not aware of what they can do to facilitate recovery. But there is no need to simply resign yourself to “living with” a sports injury.

Author Brad Walker brings years of expertise – he works with elite-level and world-champion athletes, and lectures on injury prevention, to this fully updated and expanded edition of The Anatomy of Sports Injuries. The book takes a fundamental approach, bringing you inside the body to show exactly what is happening when a sports injury occurs.

At the heart of The Anatomy of Sports Injuries are 300 full-colour anatomical illustrations that show the sports injury in detail, along with over 100 colour drawings of simple stretching, strengthening, and rehabilitation exercises that the reader can use to speed up the recovery process. The Anatomy of Sports Injuries is for every sports player or fitness enthusiast who has been injured and would like to know what the injury involves, how to rehabilitate the area, and how to prevent complications or injury in the future.

Brad Walker is a Health Science graduate of the University of New England and has postgraduate accreditations in athletics, swimming and triathlon coaching. Brad is often referred to as the Stretch Coach and has even been called the Stretching Guru. His stretching and sports injury articles have been published in numerous health and fitness magazines and extensively online at sites like The Washington Post and The New York TimesThe Anatomy of Sports Injuries is the perfect partner for Brad’s other book, The Anatomy of Stretching, also published by Lotus Publishing.