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Kinesiology of Exercise
Kinesiology of Exercise By Michael Yessis
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With more than 70 exercises accompanied by photographs and anatomical drawings, KINESIOLOGY OF EXERCISE is one of the most comprehensive books on strength training exercises currently available. Written by Dr. Michael Yessis, a recognized authority in this field, KINESIOLOGY OF EXERCISE is essential for coaches, athletes, fitness enthusiasts, physical therapists, bodybuilders -- virtually everyone interested in performing strength training exercises safely and effectively. Published in 1992, this book has yet to be equaled regarding its content and detail. It still maintains its position as being the #1 reference book for learning everything about the most commonly used strength exercises, both machine and free weight exercises. Also contained is information on how to get started and to make progress in your strength training program. In contains detailed muscle analyses of the movements which together with the descriptions are written in a simple, easy to understand manner. Each exercise is accompanied with before and after pictures together with a picture of the muscle involved and its location. The book is unique in that it describes each exercise in relation to the joints that are involved rather than simply body area which is often misleading. By developing the muscles by their joint actions, you get a better appreciation and understanding on how the muscle functions and its role in the body.

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