Discover the power of resistance bands in rehabilitating injuries and strengthening the body through low-impact workouts complete with step-by-step photos.
Ranging in intensity from super easy to extremely hard, the resistance band exercises in this book are sure to effectively and safely help you overcome any injury by building up strength and stability over time.
Each section of the book by Dr. Karl Knopf targets a specific body part, with detailed anatomical information and easy-to-follow recovery routines for:
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.