Fascia in Sport and Movement
The book covers most current research and theory to underpin practice. It provides relevant clinical applications for sport and movement, and gives the manual therapist information on how different activities influence the body and the kind of injuries that might occur. The book upgrades the knowledge of the sport professional, yoga teacher and Pilates trainer with the necessary background to understand the injuries that might present and how to assess and refer.
- Paperback | 280 pages
- 190 x 245 x 15mm | 786g
- 18 Feb 2015
- Handspring Publishing Limited
- Pencaitland, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Section A: Theory: Fascia as a bodywide tensional network: anatomy, biomechanics, physiology (Schleip). Myofascial force transmission (Mutch). Tittel model on muscle slings and its application (Philipp Richter). Hyper- and hypomobility (Remvig & Juul-Kristensen). Stretching: myths, facts, and current research directions Lederman). Anatomy Trains in Motion (Myers). Fascia as a sensory organ (Schleip). Fascial tissue in movement (elastic recoil) (Schleip). Stress loading and Matrix remodelling in tendon and skeletal muscle: Cellular mechano-stimulation and Tissue remodelling (Kjaer). Biochemistry, incl. nutrition, pH level (Klingler) Section B: Clinical Applications. How to Train Fascia in Yoga (Avison). How to Train Fascia in Martial Arts (Petersen). Elastic Walking (Zorn). Fascial Fitness and Micromovements (Schleip & Muller). Fascia oriented rehab approaches- treatment after injury (Martinez). Applying fascial fitness working with athletes - Athletic coaching (Mutch). Functional Training Methods for The Runners' Fascia (Kelsick). How to Train Fascia in Soccer Coaching (Eder & Hoffmann). How to Train Fascia in Dance (Simmel). How to Train Fascia in Kettlebell Training (including clubbells) (Eddy). How to Train Fascia in Plyometrics (Heiduk). How to Train Fascia in Pilates (Larkam). How to Train Fascia in Gyrotonics (Dennenmoser) Section C: Assessment. Accelerometer (Schleip). Ultrasound technologies, Myotonometry and Electrical Impedence Myometry as an objective measurement technology for the assessment of soft connective tissues (Gordon, Frenzel & Schleip). Palpatory and Range Of Motion Assessment (Chaitow). New research directions and perspectives (Schleip)
About Ph. D. Robert Schleip
Robert Schleip MA PhD directs the Fascia Research Project at Ulm University, Germany and is Research Director of the European Rolfing Association. He is a certified Rolfing Instructor and Feldenkrais teacher. He is author and co-editor of several books and has written numerous research articles. For his discovery of active contractile properties in fascial tissues he was awarded the prestigious Vladimir Janda Award for Musculoskeletal Medicine. He was co-initiator and organiser of the first Fascia Research Congress held in Boston, USA in 2007.