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Quadriceps-Knee Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Quadriceps-knee extention exercise. Instructional information is given at each exercise position as well as advice on warming-up and breathing during the exercise.

Hamstring Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise in a prone lying position on a V bench, as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hamstring Curl exercise.

Bench Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Three positions show the exercise from start to finish each with instruction information to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Sit-Up (Stage 1)

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Sit-up exercise. Stage 1 sit-up shows the exercise being done with the hands resting on the thighs in the start position and touching the top of the knees as you complete the sit-up.

Sit-Up (Stage 2)

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Sit-up exercise. Stage 2 Sit-up shows the exercise being done with the arms folded across the chest and hands on top of the shoulders.

Lat Pull Down

This chart shows how to do the Lat Pull Down exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Each of the three exercise positions give instructional information regarding the technique involved in the Lat Pull, together with breathing advice as you pull the bar down.

Standing Bicep Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Biceps Curl exercise. Each exercise position has instructional advice on how to do the exercise properly and safely as well as information about correct breathing technique.

Chest Exercise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Advice is given about warming-up with a light weight before you start training, as well as breathing during the exercise.

Seated Shoulder Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Shoulder Press exercise. Instructional information is given on how to do the exercise properly and safely as well as advice on warming-up before and breathing correctly during the exercise.

Seated Leg Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Leg Press exercise. Instructional information is given on how to do the exercise properly and safely as well as how to warm-up before and breathe correctly during the exercise.

Calf Raise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Warming-up and breathing advice is given, together with instructional information about how to do the exercise properly and safely and this helps to reinforce coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Vertical Rowing

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Vertical Rowing exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional information together with advice on breathing during the vertical rowing movement.

Seated Rowing

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Rowing exercise. Instructional information is given on how to do the exercise properly and safely and also reinforces the importance of warming-up before and breathing correctly during the exercise.

Seated Bicep Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Biceps Curl exercise. Instructional information is given with each exercise position reinforcing how to do the exercise properly and safely.

Tricep Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Triceps Extension exercise. Each stage of the exercise is supported with instructional information on how to do the exercise properly and safely.

Squat

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Squats exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional information which helps to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Hip Flexion

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hip Flexion exercise. This exercise strengthens the Hip flexors and Abdominals as well as the Quadriceps especially when the legs are extended from the knee and held at 90 degrees to the body.

Chinning

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Chinning exercise. Warm-up and breathing advice is given as well as instructional information about the correct technique to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Dipping

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.

Hack Squat

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hack Squat exercise.Important instructional information is given on technique to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely from start to finish as well as controlling the '' return '' to the start position.

Back Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise on the Back Extension Machine as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Three positions are shown from start to finish and each position has important instructional information to make sure the user does the exercise properly and safely.

Preacher Bicep Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Preacher Biceps Curl exercise. Three positions are shown from start to finish together with important instructional information to help ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Abductor Exercise

The Abductor chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Three positions are shown from start position to finish position and each has important instructional information to ensure the user is working the abductor muscles properly and exercising safely.

Adductor Exercise

The Adductor chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Three positions are shown from start position to finish position and each has important instructional information to ensure the user is working the adductor muscles properly and exercising safely.

Quadriceps-Knee Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Quadriceps-knee extention exercise. Instructional information is given at each exercise position together with an analysis of muscle action during the exercise from start to finish.

Hamstring Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise on a "V" bench in the prone position, as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hamstring Curl exercise. Important instructional information is given about how to do the exercise properly and safely as well as advice on warming-up with a light weight before working with your training weight.

Lats Pull

This chart shows how to do the Lat Pull Down exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. This exercise strengthens the upper back and shoulder muscles. Each exercise position is supported with instructional information and explanation is given on how the muscles resposible for controlling the Lat Pull work.

Bench Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Four positions show the correct technique from the start position to the finish position to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Sit-Ups

This chart shows how to do these two levels of "sit up" exercises as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Stage 1 shows the sit-up exercise with the hands resting on top of the thighs and sliding up to touch the top of the knees. Stage 2 shows the sit-up being done with the arms folded and the hands on top of the shoulders.

Standing Bicep Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Biceps Curl exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional advice on how to do the exercise properly and safely, and together with breathing advice helps to reinforce good coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Seated Shoulder Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Shoulder Press exercise. Instructional information is given at each stage of the exercise to ensure the exercise is done properly and safely together with an analysis of how the muscles work in the exercise.

Chest Exercise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the chest exercise. Advice is given on warming-up with a light weight before training and breathing during the exercise. Four positions show how to go through the exercise from start to finish together with muscle action at each stage of the exercise.

Vertical Rowing

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Vertical Rowing exercise. Each exercise position has instructional information to ensure that the exercise is done properly and safely.

Seated Leg Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Leg Press exercise. Instructional information is given at each exercise position together with an analysis of how the muscles work at each stage of the exercise.

Calf Raise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Advice is given about warming-up and breathing together with instructional information on how to do the exercise properly and safely in each of the positions as you go through from the start to finish positions.

Seated Bicep Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Biceps Curl exercise. Instructional information is given at each exercise position. Also advice about warming-up and breathing during the exercise helps to reinforce coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Chinning

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Chinning exercise. Advice is given on warming-up and breathing during the exercise, as well as instructional information about how to do the exercise properly and safely.

Dipping

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Helps to reinforce coaching by the Gym Instructor. The chart is ideal for fixing on the wall next to your weight training machine.

Squat

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Squat exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional advice on how to do the exercise properly and safely.

Seated Rowing

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Seated Rowing exercise. Instructional information is given on how to do the exercise properly and safely at each stage of the exercise together with an analysis of muscle action.

Crunch Abdominal

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Crunch Abdominal exercise. This is an advanced abdominal exercise and it is advisable to warm-up by doing abdominal exercises on the floor before doing crunches using a bench.

Back Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Four positions are shown and there are two alternative start positions in this exercise before going through the exercise to the finish position.

Hack Squat

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hack Squat exercise. Instructional information is given on technique at each phase of the exercise to ensure it is done properly and safely.

Preacher Bicep Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Preacher Biceps Curl exercise. Four positions are shown from start to finish together with important instructional information to help ensure the exercise is done properly and safely.

Abductor Exercise

The Abductor chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Four positions are shown from start position to finish position and each has important instructional information to ensure the user is working the abductor muscles properly and exercising safely.

Adductor Exercise

The Adductor chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Four positions are shown from start position to finish position and each has important instructional information to ensure the user is working the adductor muscles properly and exercising safely.

Hip Flexion

The chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Hip Flexion exercise. In the start position all the muscles around the shoulder, forearm and hands are working strongly to support the body throughout the exercise. The Abdominals, Psoas, Iliacus and Quadriceps muscles are responsible for doing this exercise.

Tricep Extension

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Triceps Extension exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional information on how to do the exercise properly and safely.

High Pulley Exercise

This chart shows how to do each exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the High Pulley exercises: namely Single Arm Cross Over and Triceps Extension.

Vertical Bench Press

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Vertical Bench Press exercise. Each exercise position is supported with instructional information together with breathing advice and this helps to reinforce good coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Pullover Exercise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Pullover exercise. Each exercise position has instructional information as well as an analysis of muscle action at each stage of the exercise which helps to reinforce coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Low Pulley Exercise

This chart shows how to do the Low Pulley exercises as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during these exercises which helps to reinforce coaching by the Gym Instructor.

Back Extension Machine

This chart shows how to do the exercise using the Back Extension Machine as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise. Four positions are shown from start to finish and each position has instructional information about to do the exercise properly and safely.

Abdominal Curl

The Abdominal Curl chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the exercise.Four positions are shown from start position to finish position and each one has important instructional information to ensure the user is working the abdominal properly and exercising safely.

Deltoid Raise

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Deltoid Raise exercise. Advice is given on warming-up before training, breathing when doing the exercise as well as instructional information on performing the exercise properly and safely.

Standing Leg Curl

This chart shows how to do the exercise as well as illustrating the major muscle groups that work during the Standing Leg Curl exercise. Instructional information is provided at each phase of the exercise to ensure that the exercise is done properly and safely.

Elbow Flexors & Forearm Muscles

This chart provides sound, accurate advice about training with free weights to develop strength in the Elbow Flexors and Forearm muscle groups. (Approved by the British Weight Lifters Association) and is in full colour and encapsulated in plastic film for durability.

Triceps & Forearm Muscles

This laminated Chart illustrates a series of exercises for the Triceps and forearm muscles. General safety and breathing instructions are given on the chart together with anatomical drawings showing the major muscles that are working during the exercises.

Chest & Shoulder Muscles

This chart shows a range of different exercises that work and strengthen the Chest and Shoulder Muscles. Simple explanations and sharp images describe how to exercise these muscles properly. General safety instructions as well as breathing advice is given on the chart together with anatomical illustrations of the major muscles working.

Shoulders, Upper Arm & Upper Back Muscle

This Weight training exercise Chart is beautifully illustrated in full colour & laminated. The Chart clearly identifies Shoulder, Upper Arm and Upper Back Muscles and shows various strength training exercises for these muscle groups with simple explanations on how to do the exercise.

Leg Muscles

The Leg Muscles weight training exercise chart shows a range of different types of leg exercises that can be performed using free weights and weight training machines. Simple explanations supported with illustrated diagrams describe how to do the exercises properly and safely.

Legs, Trunk, Shoulder & Arm Muscles

This chart provides sound, accurate advice about training with free weights to develop strength in Legs, Trunk, Shoulder and Arm muscle groups. (Approved by the British Weight Lifters Association) it is in full colour and encapsulated in plastic film.

Abdominal Exercises

The Abdominal Chart shows exercises which are mostly performed on the floor. Simple explanations and sharp images describing how to perform these exercises, together with information on breathing while exercising and general safety guidelines.

Back Exercise

This chart shows Back Exercises that can be performed on the floor. Simple explanations and sharp images describing how to perform exercises that can help to strengthen the back muscles. General safety and breathing instructions are given and a muscle diagram shows the major muscles that work during each exercise.

Muscles At Work

This chart provides an analysis of how the muscles work in the five main phases of the golf swing in relation to posture, balance, rhythm and control of the club during the swing. This is essential information for the golf professional to use during coaching sessions and is therefore an ideal educational reference to have in the teaching bays of driving ranges.

Stretch For Better Golf

The warm-up routine is available for purchase as a folding booklet that is ideal for the golfer to keep in their golf bag to remind them of the exercises they should do before they go out to play or practice. The exercises in the booklet are the same as those illustrated on the wall chart.

Guidelines For Monitoring Heart Rate & Exercise

This chart provides guidelines for monitoring heart rate and exercise. It includes three sections: Section 1 tells you how to monitor your heart rate and shows on a graph the effects of lifestyle on average heart rate values. Section 2 provides a table which shows how the heart rate responds to different intensities of work. Section 3 gives the structure of exercise and training in relation to intensity, duration and frequency to achieve better fitness.

Total Hip Machine Exercise

This chart shows four main exercises, which can be done on the Total Hip Machine, ensuring that all the major muscles of the Hip and Upper Thigh are being trained. The chart shows, in a standing position, Hip Extension, Hip Flexion, Hip Adduction and Hip Abduction.

Warm-Up Cool-Down Programme

This chart clearly illustrates a programme of Cardio-Respiratory, Mobility and Stretching exercises that are essential to every sports person. Split into 3 sections the chart advises you on why it is important to warm-up, how to warm-up and why and how to cool-down.

Strength & Power Training Chart

The Strength and Power Training laminated chart includes fundamental muscle physiology, how the body reacts to training and the methods of training to develop strength and power. Designed in conjunction with Rex Hazeldine, Sport and Exercise Scientist from Loughborough University.

Training For Your Sport

This chart is full colour, laminated and provides a training procedure which will build the most effective fitness programme for your sport. It clearly identifies the three important stages that should be followed when preparing a training regime and also gives an analyses of the fitness requirements of Athletic events and some 36 different sports.

Major Anterior Muscle

This unique muscle chart is one of a set of 4 charts and is perfect for schools, universities, physiotherapy departments, doctors offices, health clubs and fitness facilities. Beautifully illustrated with great precision it features the major muscles, clearly identified and named, on the front of the body.

Major Posterior Muscle

This unique muscle chart is one of a set of 4 charts and is perfect for schools, universities, physiotherapy departments, doctors offices, health clubs and fitness facilities. Beautifully illustrated with great precision it features the major muscles, clearly identified and named, on the back of the body.

Anatomy Of Circulatory System (Major Arteries & Veins)

This chart is illustrated in full colour, laminated and shows how the heart, lungs and blood vessels act as a supply system providing the body with necessary fuels and oxygen contained in the blood.

Sectional Anatomy And Function Of Circulatory System

This is a full colour laminated chart and illustrates how blood flows throughout the body to and from the heart. It shows the main arteries and veins of the head and neck as well as those supplying the shoulder and thigh and explains how the blood flows to and from these areas of the body.

Functional Anatomy Of Circulatory System

This chart provides sound and clearly illustrated information about how the blood circulates round the body, description and illustration of the lungs and how air is inhaled into the body. Information is also given about blood flow through the heart as well as an explanation about the electrical conduction system which regulates the heart beat.

Major Heart Disease

This colourful laminated chart describes the major causes of coronary heart disease. It illustrates and explains Coronary Artery Disease and Valvular disease as well as giving examples of faulty conductive system of the heart.

Exercise And Prevention Of Coronary Heart Disease

This chart identifies the risk factors that can cause coronary heart disease and the role of exercise and lifestyle changes needed in reducing these risks. This chart clearly illustrates advice about how exercise can be adopted for a healthier lifestyle.

Post Natal Exercise

The Postnatal Chart provides advice on how and when to return to or adopt an active life style, which may also include sporting activities. The chart was designed in conjunction with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health to ensure that all the exercise positions are clearly illustrated with easy to follow, concise instructions.

Ante Natal Exercise

Throughout their production, Chartex took advice from the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health. Great attention to detail is evident in the illustrations of the exercises. The instructions are clear and concise containing a wealth of sound health and education advice.

Anatomy of the Elbow Joint

This Chart shows the major anatomical structures of the elbow joint; including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles.It gives a description of the elbow joint as a synovial hinge joint and illustrates the four main movements of the joint together with naming the muscles that are responsible for each action.

Anatomy of the Ankle Joint & Foot

The Anatomy of the Ankle Joint and Foot chart shows the major anatomical structures of the joint; including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint and the foot is made up of a complex series of joints which allow a combination of movements including dorsi flexion, plantar flexion, inversion and eversion.

Anatomy of the Hip Joint

This Chart shows the major anatomical structures of the hip joint; including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. An explanation is given about the hip joint as a ball and socket synovial joint and illustrations of joint movement are linked to Activities of Daily Living.

Anatomy of the Knee Joint

This Chart shows the major anatomical structures of the knee joint; including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The knee joint is a gliding synovial hinge joint with the principal movements being flexion and extension.

Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint

This Chart shows the major anatomical structures of the shoulder joint; including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The shoulder joint is essentially a ball and socket joint and its stability relies on surrounding muscles, tendons and ligaments of the rotator cuff group including: teres minor, supraspinatus, infraspinatus and subscapularis.

Anatomy of the Spine Bones & Major Ligaments

This Chart shows the major anatomical structures of the spine : including bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The spine is a complex series of interlinked bones supported by a combination of ligaments and muscles.

Anatomy of the Spine Cord & Major Perpheral Nerves

The Anatomy of the Spine chart shows the posterior view of the spinal cord and major peripheral nerves. It also shows the posterior view of the lumbar nerve roots and dura mater as well as the lateral view of the lumbar vertibrae and sacrum showing lumbar nerve roots.

Nutrition For Sports Performance

Nutrition for Sport laminated chart identifies the essential elements on why nutrition is important to achieving the best results in training and competition.

Stretching Exercise For The Upper Limbs

This is one of three laminated charts designed for all ages and all levels of flexibility. The chart gives detailed explanation supported with clear, full colour illustrations on how to perform a variety of stretching exercises for the upper limbs.

Stretching Exercise For The Lower Limbs

This is one of three laminated charts designed for all ages and all levels of flexibility. The chart gives detailed explanation supported with clear, full colour illustrations on how to perform a variety of stretching exercises for the lower limbs.

Stretching Exercise For The Trunk & Back

This is one of three laminated charts designed for all ages and all levels of flexibility. The chart gives detailed explanation supported with clear, full colour illustrations on how to perform a variety of stretching exercises for the trunk and back.

Stretching Exercise With The Ball

This chart gives detailed explanation supported with clear, full colour illustrations on how to perform a variety of stretching exercises using an inflatable ball. Each stretch is named and numbered, and accompanied with instructional information to ensure the stretch is done properly.

Inflatable Ball Exercise - Level One

This chart gives advice on how to engage the abdominal muscles correctly and establish good spinal alignment to achieve stability and optimal performance when learning to exercise on the inflatable ball.

Inflatable Ball Exercise - Level Two

Level 2 requires a combination of balance and strength to keep the spine in good neutral alignment. The major muscle groups working in each exercise are identified together with important information on how to adopt the correct start position before doing the exercise.

Inflatable Ball Exercise - Level Three

The exercises in level 3 require an even greater amount of work from the abdominal muscles to be able to do this group of exercises correctly. The last two exercises are very advanced, which means they require even greater control and strength.

Major Anterior Posterior Skeleton

The Muscle and Skeletal Anatomy Education Manual contains four Charts on the Major Muscles (Anterior and Posterior) and the Muscle Attachments (Anterior and Posterior) on to the Skeletal System.