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Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists
Myers, Thomas W.
Edition:
3rd 2014
Date Published:
2013
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISBN10:
070204654X
ISBN13:
9780702046544
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
27.60cm wide x 21.89cm long x 2.54cm tall
The new edition of this successful book continues to present a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide. Fully updated throughout, Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists will be ideal for all those professionals who have an interest in human movement: physiotherapists, manual therapists, osteopathic physicians and osteopaths, chiropractors, rehabilitation physicians, personal trainers, yoga teachers, acupuncturists, massage therapists and exercise scientists.Introduces a fresh approach to the study of human musculoskeletal structure and function Provides a holistic view of anatomy which has been shown to improve the outcomes of physical therapies traditionally used to manage pain and other musculoskeletal disorders Layout designed to allow the reader to gather the concept quickly or gain a more detailed understanding of any given area according to need Colour coded sections allow for easy identification of subject areas Design icons direct readers to their own specialist areas of interest, e.g. manual therapy, movement therapy, visual assessment, kinaesthetic education or supplementary video material Applies the Anatomy Trains concept to common types of movement and analysis of posture Describes a theory which is applicable to all physical treatment modalities Appendices discuss the relevance of the Anatomy Trains concept to the work of Dr Louis Schultz (Meridians of Latitude), Ada Rolf (Structural Integration) and the practice of Oriental Medicine Accompanying DVD presents multi-media exploration of the concepts described in the book Full colour throughout. New design and layout. 140 New full colour figures including dissection photographs and client photos. DVD ROM in back of book. A new appendices on 'Structural integration' and 'Myofascial meridians and oriental medicine'. New posters to be published simultaneously.

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