Chapter 1. What You Should Know About Stretching; Chapter 2. What Is Facilitated Stretching?; Chapter 3. Stretching Using the Spiral Diagonal Patterns of PNF; Chapter 4. Stretches for the Lower Extremity; Chapter 5. Upper Extremity; Chapter 6. Torso and Neck; Chapter 7. Facilitated Stretching and Soft-Tissue Work; Chapter 8. Stretching Routines for Activity; Chapter 9. Stretch and Strengthen Routines for Common Soft-Tissue Injuries.
Robert McAtee has been a sport massage therapist for over 20 years, specialising in sport and orthopaedic massage therapy. He has been using facilitated stretching techniques with clients and athletes since 1986. He also teaches facilitated stretching and sport massage seminars throughout the United States and internationally to physiotherapists, personal trainers, chiropractors, coaches, elite and amateur athletes. Jeff Charland lectured in the areas of sports medicine and rehabilitation, as well as specialising in the assessment and treatment of neural tissue disorders. He was a certified athletic trainer through the US National Athletic Trainers' Association and a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the US National Strength and Conditioning Association. Jeff Charland passed away during the preparation of this third edition.