"I would happily recommend it
to students and teachers as well as to music libraries."
"The section on anatomy is particularly
good...especially useful in helping musicians to prevent new
"the best small reference book
in the field of musician injuries in the entire world"
by Nicola Culf
Packed with easy-to-follow and constructive advice to help prevent injury occurring, it includes warm-up exercises, stretches and a thorough analysis of all aspects of technique.
The musician is encouraged to take responsibility for his or her own well-being through an understanding of anatomy and physiology, the workings of the muscles, posture, balance and the effects of muscular tension and stress. Sympathetic advice is offered, too, for those already suffering the pain and distress of injury.
Fully illustrated, this book will also interest therapists, doctors, counsellors and other health care professionals.