Common Sense Guide to Mechanical Health provides an overview of three factors that will help enable individuals to be mechanically healthy and remain injury free. Personal trainers who are looking to improve core stabilization, flexibility, or overall strength in their clients will learn the fundamental guidelines and necessary steps that are critical to making sound exercise recommendations to get them headed down the right path.
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Common sense approach to mechanical health
Upright posture, move softly, variety of movement
The key to mechanical health is movement
By Douglas Stewart, PhD
Common Sense Approach to Mechanical Health
Upright Posture, Move Softly, Variety of Movements
Douglas Stewart, PhD, has a doctorate in biomechanics and a master’s degree in exercise science. A Feldenkrais® practitioner and former director of research for Reebok, Doug runs his own footbed (orthotic) company.