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Basketball Anatomy


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Program Preparation
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Basketball Anatomy
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Loaded with 88 exercises and 151 full-color anatomical illustrations showing the muscles in action, Basketball Anatomy details what it takes to increase strength, speed, and agility for better performance in every aspect of the game. It also examines the anatomy of some of the most common injuries.

© 2016
Book   208 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450496445

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