END PAIN, REGAIN RANGE OF MOTION AND PREVENT INJURY
Millions of people suffer from debilitating hip conditions each year. With Healthy Hips Handbook, you can make sure this doesn’t happen to you. This friendly manual outlines the causes for common hip conditions, including snapping hip, IT band fasciitis, osteoarthritis and sciatica.
Illustrated with over 300 step-by-step photographs, Healthy Hips Handbook offers easy-to-follow exercises to:
•Avoid future injury
Healthy Hips Handbook also features specially designed programs that keep you from suffering common hip issues (such as groin strain and arthritis) and prepare the body for everything from daily tasks to high-risk sports (such as biking, soccer, jogging and skiing). Follow the approach in this book and you’ll be able to quickly get back to being pain free—and stay there.
Dr. Karl Knopf has been involved in the health and fitness of older adults and the disabled for more than forty years. During this time he has worked in almost every aspect of the industry, from personal training and therapy to consultation.
While at Foothill College, Karl was the coordinator of the Adaptive Fitness Technician Program and Lifelong Learning Institute. He taught disabled students and undergraduates about corrective exercise. In addition to teaching, Karl developed the “Fitness Educators of Older Adults Association” to guide trainers of older adults. Currently Karl is a director at the International Sports Science Association and is on the advisory board of PBS’s Sit and Be Fit show.
In his spare time he has spoken at conferences, authored many articles, and written numerous books on topics ranging from water workouts to fitness therapy. He was a frequent guest on both radio and print media on issues pertaining to senior fitness and the disabled.