eBook Yoga, 1st Edition

  • Barbara Sheen
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  • ISBN-10: 1420512307
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512304
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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About

Overview

This book in Lucent's Science Behind Sports Series will discuss the scientific principals behind the sport of yoga. The book describes the physics used and how to avoid injuries. It also details the benefits that doing yoga has on the body and the mind.

Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in the series focuses on one sport and opens with a brief look at the featured sport's origins, history and changes to rules, equipment, or techniques.
  • Subsequent chapters cover the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries.
  • The full-color text is augmented by fact boxes, sidebars, photos, and detailed diagrams, charts and graphs. In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.
  • In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Ancient Practice.
Chapter 2: The Practice of Yoga.
Chapter 3: Functional Fitness.
Chapter 4: Yoga and Physical Health.
Chapter 5: Yoga and the Mind.