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Fascia in Sport and Movement

Foreword by Thomas W. Findley

  • ISBN: 9781909141070
  • 2016, 244 pages


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Fascia in Sport and Movement provides sports coaches, movement teachers
and manual therapists with the latest research on fascia in an accessible format.
This title shows how an understanding of fascia’s structure and function may inform your clinical practice.
This book will enhance the knowledge of the sports professional, yoga teacher and
Pilates instructor and enable them better to understand and manage soft tissue injuries.
Compiled and edited by one of the foremost researchers in the field of fascia for sport
and movement the book offers the manual therapist information on how different activities
influence the body’s soft tissue matrix and the kind of injuries that might occur.
Contributors constitute a veritable who’s who of experts,
who provide a distillation of the latest research and its practical applications.
Fascia in Sport and Movement supplies professionals with the most up to date information they need for success.
This book is a must for all bodywork professionals: sports coaches, fitness trainers,
yoga teachers, Pilates instructors, dance teachers and manual therapists.

Table of Contents:
Foreword by Thomas W. Findley
Section 1: Theory
Fascia as a body-wide tensional network: anatomy, biomechanics, physiology (Schleip)
Myofascial force transmission (Mutch)
Physiology and biochemistry (Klinger)
Fascia as a sensory organ (Schleip)
Stress loading and matrix remodeling in tendon and skeletal muscle: Cellular mechano-stimulation and tissue remodeling (Kjaer)
Anatomy Trains in Motion (Myers)
Purposeful movements as a result of coordinated myofascial chain activity, represented by the models of Kurt Tittel and Leopold Busquet (Richter)
Hyper- and hypomobility of the joints: Consequences for function, activities and participation (Remvig, Juul-Kristensen and Engelbert)
Human movement performance: Stretching misconceptions and future trends (Lederman)
Fascial tissues in motion: Elastic storage and recoil dynamics (Schleip)
Section 2: Clinical Applications
Fascial Fitness (Schleip and Müller)
Fascial form in yoga (Avison)
Fascia oriented Pilates training (Larkam)
Training fascia in GYROTONIC methodology (Dennenmoser)
How to train fascia in dance (Simmel)
The secret of fascia in the martial arts (Petersen)
Elastic walking (Zorn)
Functional training methods for the runner’s fascia (Kelsick)
Understanding mechano-adaptation of fascial tissues: Application to sports medicine (Rodeiguez and Rio)
How to train fascia in football coaching (Eder and Hoffmann)
Athletic Coaching (Mutch)
Plyometric training: Basic principles for competitive athletes and modern Ninja warriors (Heiduk)
Kettlebells and clubbells (Eddy)
Assessment technologies: From ultrasound and myometry to bio-impedance and motion sensors (Gordon, Frenzel and Schleip)
Palpation and functional assessment methods for fascia-related dysfunction (Chaitow)
With 60 line drawings and 100 colour and black & white photographs.
Edited by Robert Schleip, Amanda Baker is Assistant Editor.
We also offer the German version of this title: Faszien in Sport und Alltag.
Categories: Sport and Fitness, Physical Therapy, Movement.


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