Pilates − A Teachers’ Manual

Exercises with Mats and Equipment for Prevention and Rehabilitation

  • Verena Geweniger
  • Alexander Bohlander

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 1-3
  3. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 5-9
  4. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 11-16
  5. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 17-55
  6. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 57-148
  7. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 149-201
  8. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 203-210
  9. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 211-264
  10. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 265-271
  11. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 273-277
  12. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 279-289
  13. Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander
    Pages 291-293
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 295-310

About this book

Introduction

Pilates For Prevention And Therapy

Millions of people use Pilates training to improve health and fitness, or regain movement capability following injury or disease. Competent, professional support from physiotherapists, sports teachers and trainers is of vital importance for every client or patient. "Pilates: A teachers’ manual“ provides you, as a professional, with fundamental teaching structures and practical guidelines. The concepts which characterized  the traditional approach to Pilates are combined with the evolved methods of modern Pilates training, and backed up by current findings in sports science and kinesiology.

Pilates For Prevention

- Methodology - movement categories, functional systems, functional anatomy and biomechanics, etc.

- Techniques for testing and classification of training objectives

- Modern mat training: ca. 40 exercises

- Class plans tailored to specific groups (beginner, intermediate, advanced, pre-natal, etc.)

Pilates For Therapy

- Basics - ICF classification, phases of rehabilitation, strength, mobility

- Exercises utilizing the Pilates equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, etc., small apparatus)

- Therapeutic mat exercises

- Movement in muscle chains

-Treatment examples from orthopedics, neurology, etc.

Clear descriptions

- All exercises clearly presented on double pages

- Concise movement instructions

-  More than 500 color photographs illustrate movements step-by-step

- References and practical tips on all themes

Inter-disciplinary relevance and comprehensibility

- With glossary and clarification of anatomical terms

The first English edition of the successful German work

Keywords

Fitness Pilates Rehabilitation Sport Medicine

Authors and affiliations

  • Verena Geweniger
    • 1
  • Alexander Bohlander
    • 2
  1. 1.Deutscher Pilates-VerbandMühltal/TrautheimGermany
  2. 2.POLESTAR EuropeKölnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38114-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38113-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38114-0
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