ACE's Practical Guide to Functional Lower-Body and Trunk Anatomy
is a resource that was created specifically for personal trainers and group-fitness instructors that lays the foundation for understanding how anatomy affects movement. Hands-on learning examples allow viewers to apply what they learn to their own bodies. The DVD also covers the basic vocabulary of anatomy related to the lower body and trunk, describing gross anatomical structures that are essential knowledge for all fitness professionals. Each muscle description is followed by examples of effective exercises, enabling viewers to apply their knowledge of anatomy in a practical way.
Among the topics covered:
- The muscles of the trunk
- The abdominals
- The posterior trunk
- The muscles of the hip
- The adductors
- The gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus
- The six-deep lateral rotators
- The muscles of the knee
- The muscles of the ankle
Produced in cooperation with the American Council on Exercise.