This well-written textbook features full-color anatomical illustrations and step-by-step instructions for 40 of the most effective stretches to eliminate pain, alleviate muscle soreness, improve balance, and prevent common injuries. In addition, you'll find sample stretching programs that you can personalize to meet your client's needs. Elite athletes have long relied on personalized stretching programs to improve flexibility and prevent injury, but what you might not know is that many of those targeted stretches have a much broader application, one that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine. Best of all, this course will show you how to quickly assess the sources of chronic pain and then identify specific stretches to reduce discomfort. 189 pages, softcover. Course includes soft-cover textbook, separate testing booklet and free, instant grading.