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Author Metzl, Jordan D., 1966-

Title The athlete's book of home remedies : 1,001 doctor-approved health fixes & injury-prevention secrets for a leaner, fitter, more athletic body! / by Jordan D. Metzl with Mike Zimmerman.

Imprint New York : Rodale, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  617.1027 M569a 2012    ---  Available
Description xxxi, 368 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary "Quick fixes and effective home remedies for runners, bikers, skiers, golfers and all types of athletes to get them back in the game fast. From casual joggers to competitive triathletes, high school footballers to aging weekend warriors, tens of millions of Americans enjoy and get injured enjoying sports and fitness activities. (High school athletics alone result in more than 2 million injuries a year!) Now, the hobbled masses have an authoritative guide to healing themselves: The Athletes Book of Home Remedies. This comprehensive guidebook for fitness buffs and sports enthusiasts empowers readers to self-diagnose and self-treat chronic and acute aches and pains from shin splints and sprains to athletes foot and provides medically sound advice on preventing injuries. A doctor-designed, get-back-in-shape workout and diet plan accompanies the head-to-toe diagnostic manual, ensuring that readers will not only come back from injury stronger than ever, but will avoid getting sidelined in the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction : athlete, heal thyself -- Tell me where it hurts -- Feet, ankles & lower legs -- Knees -- Hamstrings, hips, glutes & groin -- Lower back -- Abdominals, obliques & chest -- Neck & shoulders -- Upper arms & elbows -- Forearms, wrists & hands -- Head -- The most annoying sports maladies ever -- cured! -- How to win at everything -- Iron strength workouts -- The athlete's guide to great eating.
Subject Sports injuries -- Alternative treatment.
Sports injuries -- Prevention.
Physical fitness -- Nutritional aspects.
Sports -- Safety measures.
Self-care, Health.
Added Author Zimmerman, Mike.
Added Title Home remedies
ISBN 9781609612344 (pbk.)
1609612345 (pbk.)

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