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Hi Brad,
        Didn't realize that book I own was actual written by you (Anatomy of Sports Injuries). I was wondering if you could enlighten me on the meanings of the physical rehabilitation pictures therein. Are these original pictures created by yourself or is there somewhere online where i can find more info on their exact meaning. Of particular interest is page 231. What is doing with her foot?

Hi Rick,

I didn't draw them myself (I can't even draw stick figures) but I did give an artist a description of what I wanted.

The figure on page 231 is trying to show a simple ankle rotation / foot stretch. Sorry it's not as clear as it should. In the second edition of the book the line drawings have been changed to proper drawings and include an explanation...

I hope the above has been helpful. For more information on stretching, flexibility and sports injury management, visit Injury Fix.

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Brad Walker (The Stretch Coach)


I'm more than happy to answer any questions relating to stretching, flexibility and sports injury management. Including how to use stretching to improve your athletic performance, prevent sports injury and aid in the recovery of sports injury.


I'm an internationally recognized stretching and sports injury consultant with more than 20 years of practical experience in the health and fitness industry. I'm also the founder of the Stretching Institute and

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I've written 5 books on stretching, flexibility and sports injury, including... The Stretching Handbook (ISBN: 978-0958109338), The Anatomy of Stretching (ISBN: 978-1556435966) and The Anatomy of Sports Injuries (ISBN: 978-1556436666). Plus, I've had numerous articles published at, and

I'm a health science graduate of the University of New England, with post graduate accreditation's in athletics, swimming and triathlon coaching. I've worked with elite level and world champion athletes and I've lectured for Sports Medicine Australia on sports injury prevention and treatment.

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I've worked as assistant coach to Miles Stewart (World Champion Triathlete) and Mick Doohan (World 500cc Motorcycle Champion). Plus I've worked with countless other athletes from sports as diverse as roller-skating, squash, and cycling.

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