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Therapy Ball Workbook

By Karl Knopf

COMPREHENSIVE THERAPY BALL PROGRAM FOR RECOVERING FROM INJURY AND STAYING PAIN FREE AND HEALTHY IN THE FUTURE

 

Perfect for countering the physical strain of everything from hours at a computer to repeated swings of a golf club, therapy balls are some of the least expensive yet most effective pieces in the home exercise arsenal. Following the programs in this book, readers realize the full potential of massage balls for physical therapy, core strengthening, stability training, deep stretching, self massage, and posture alignment.

 

With safe, easy-to-do exercises for every part of the body, Therapy Ball Workbook offers techniques to transform troublesome backs, shoulders, necks, and other muscle groups and strengthen them to meet the rigors of everyday work and play. Designed for more than just rehab, this book provides a complete program for using therapy balls to maintain a flexible, strong body and prevent future injury.

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Dr. Karl Knopf
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Karl Knopf

Dr. Karl Knopf, or Dr. Karl, as his students used to call him, has been involved in the health and fitness of older adults and the disabled for over 40 years. During this time he has worked in almost every aspect of the industry, from personal training and therapy to consultation.

 

While at Foothill College, Karl was the coordinator of the Adaptive Fitness Tech­nician Program and Life Long Learning Institute. He taught disabled students and undergraduates about corrective exercise. In addition to teaching, Karl developed the “Fitness Educators of Older Adults Association” to guide trainers of older adults. Currently Karl is a director at the International Sports Science Association and is on the advisor board of PBS’s Sit and Be Fit show.

 

In his spare time he has spoken at conferences, authored many articles, and written numerous books on topics ranging from water workouts to fitness therapy. He was a frequent guest on both radio and print media on issues pertaining to senior fitness and the disabled.

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PRODUCT INFO
Released: June 2014

ISBN-10: 1612432999
ISBN-13: 9781612432991

Trade Paper
7.5" x 9.25"
144 pages

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