Anatomy of Exercise & Movement, The
For the study of Dance, Pilates, sport and Yoga
By Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
Paperback: 192 pages
1 in stock (can be backordered)
The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement serves as a bridge between biomechanics and exercise. Awareness of movement potential is the key to a healthy body and the prevention of injuries; this text allows the reader to help maintain health, weight, posture, strength, stretch, and performance skills. The practice of sport, pilates, yoga, and dance is emphasized, providing a better understanding of how the body functions whilst being exercised. The author’s background in movement sciences has led to a deep interest in the ability of the body to care for and/or heal itself, specifically through knowledge of muscles and what they can do.
Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones is a Professor of Kinesiology and Dance and has been teaching for over 30 years. She is a certified Pilates and Yoga instructor with a Masters in Dance and Education, and received degrees at both the University of Kansas and New York University before pursuing a career as a performer, choreographer, teacher, and movement scientist.