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Science of Yoga

Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Perfect Your Practice | 5 CEU
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Understand yoga anatomy and the medical science behind yoga to perfect your practice and poses, benefiting the body and mind. Yoga practice can help treat age-related memory loss better than brain-training games. Evidence-based research now supports what were once anecdotal claims about the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Explore a detailed insight into variations of key yoga poses and the specific benefits of different styles of yoga on the human body, system by system.

Examine how blood flow, respiration, muscles and joints work below the surface of each yoga pose, while achieving technical excellence in your practice. Learn from:

  • Specially commissioned computer-generated image (CGI) artworks that show 30 asanas in depth and detail the physics of the pose; and
  • 16 spreads of clear, easy-to-understand scientific facts and research answering key questions around ancient and modern claims; and
  • Illustrated section on the benefits of yoga on the human body system by system; and
  • Easy-to-understand research is presented in an easy-to-understand format with illustrated pullouts, debunking the myths and explaining the scientific facts, from breathing techniques to mindfulness.

This is an essential professional reference to perfect poses and fully understand the anatomical and physiological benefits of yoga.] for fitness professionals.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the benefits of yoga upon the body and mind, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Develop an evidence-based yoga practice that optimizes overall benefits.
  • Explain how to achieve technical excellence for an effective and safe yoga practice.
Exam 60 true/false statements. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
Kindle eBook 219933 KB. ASIN: B095M9MXXX. Accessible in the U.S. only. You must have an active amazon account. The email associated with your active amazon account, must be the same email used for this order. Kindle eBooks can be viewed on Androids, iPhones, iPads, PCs, Macs, etc. Enjoy Kindle eBooks on any device with the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, PC and Mac, and on Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets. Learn more here.
Book Paperback, 224pp. Jan 2019. ISBN-13: 978-1465479358. Book preview | Author bio
Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)
Accepted by the BOC and may be used towards the continuing education unit (CEU) requirement for Athletic Trainers (ATC). Level of difficulty: 4/Mastery. Learning Domains: 1, 2
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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Accepted by the ACSM and may be used towards the continuing education credit (CEC) requirement for ACSM professionals. View more here.

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