Martial Arts Injury Prevention and Care by Trish Bare Grounds

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Written in easy to understand language, the Bare Essentials Guide to Martial Arts Injury Care & Prevention addresses important self-care issues for the martial arts athlete including:

• Stretching: Over 50 essential exercises for building flexibility, preventing common injuries and rehabilitation

• Conditioning: Get the facts on using plyometrics, weight training, running, core strengthening, resistive bands, TotalGym and the exercise ball for building strength and speed

• Nutrition: Learn to safely cut weight, prevent dehydration, and eat like a champion

• Step by step instructions, including photos, for professional athletic taping techniques: ankles, feet, toes, shins, knees, elbows, hip, fingers, and hands

• Self-care: Ice vs. heat, identifying serious injuries, caring for minor injuries, training precautions when injured or pregnant

About Trish Bare Grounds

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Bare Grounds is the USTU Medical Coordinator & Head Athletic Trainer for the US National Taekwondo Team. She is a Certified & Licensed Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and holds and MS degree in Sports Medicine. She teaches at the University of Florida's Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Program.
Published November 19, 2010 by Turtle Press. 276 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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