Fascia in Sport and Movement, Second Edition (Paperback)

Fascia in Sport and Movement, Second Edition By Robert Schleip, Jan Wilke, Amanda Baker Cover Image

Fascia in Sport and Movement, Second Edition (Paperback)


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Fascia in Sport and Movement, Second edition is a multi-author book with contributions from 51 leading teachers and practitioners across the entire spectrum of bodywork and movement professions. It provides professionals from all bodywork and movement specialisms with the most up-to-date information they need for success in teaching, training, coaching, strengthening, tackling injury, reducing pain, and improving mobility.

The new edition has 21 new chapters, and chapters from the first edition have been updated with new research.

This book is an essential resource for all bodywork professionals - sports coaches, fitness trainers, yoga teachers, Pilates instructors, dance teachers and manual therapists. It explains and demonstrates how an understanding of the structure and function of fascia can inform and improve your clinical practice.

The book's unique strength lies in the breadth of its coverage, the expertise of its authorship and the currency of its research and practice base.
Robert Schleip (Author) Robert Schleip MA, PhD, Director, Fascia Research Project, Ulm University, Germany; Research Director, European Rolfing Association; Certified Rolfing Instructor and Feldenkrais teacher; Author and co-editor of several books and 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. Jan Wilke (Author) Jan Wilke, Leader of the Fascia in Motion research group, Frankfurt University, Germany; Member of the American College of Sports Medicine; Conditioning coach who has worked with high-level athletes, including the former world No 1 tennis player, Angelique Kerber; Visiting Fellow to Amsterdam University (Netherlands) and Liverpool University (UK). His chapter on Myofascial Chains, published in Gray's Anatomy, represents one of the first anatomical atlas contributions explicitly focusing on fascia and movement.
Product Details ISBN: 9781912085774
ISBN-10: 1912085771
Publisher: Handspring Publishing
Publication Date: March 26th, 2021
Pages: 624
Language: English