Fascia in Sport and Movement

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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. Now in Stock!

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Fascia in Sport and Movement, edited by Dr. Ropbert Schleip, provides sports coaches, movement teachers and manual therapists with the latest research on fascia and shows how an understanding of fascia’s structure and function should inform clinical practice. This book will enhance the knowledge of the manual therapist, sports professional, yoga teacher and Pilates instructor and improve their understanding and management of soft tissue injuries.

Compiled and edited by Robert Schleip, one of the foremost researchers in the field of fascia for sport and movement, it gives 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 provides professionals with the most up to date information they need for success and is essential reading for all bodywork professionals, sports coaches, fitness trainers, yoga teachers, Pilates instructors, dance teachers and manual therapists


Section 1: Theory
Fascia as a body-wide tensional network: Anatomy, biomechanics and physiology Schleip Myofascial force transmission Mutch
Physiology and biochemistry Klinger
Fascia as 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 hypo-mobility of the joints: Consequences for function, activities and participation Remvig, Juul- Kristensen & Engelbert
Human movement performance: Stretching misconceptions and future trends Lederman / Fascial tissues in motion: Elastic storage and recoil dynamics Schleip

Section 2: Clinical application
Fascial fitness Schleip & 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 Rodríguez & Galán del Río
How to train fascia in football coaching Eder & 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 bio-impedance to myometry and motion sensors Gordon, Frenzel & Schleip
Palpation and functional assessment methods for fascia-related dysfunction Chaitow