The new edition of this hugely 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 and now with accompanying website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com), Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists will be ideal for all those professionals who have an interest in human movement: massage therapists, structural integration practitioners, craniosacral therapists, yoga teachers, osteopaths, manual therapists, physiotherapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, dance and movement teachers, chiropractors and acupuncturists.
"There is a clinical relevance to this book that could change the thinking of most physiotherapists and encourage a more "whole body" approach to therapy." Reviewed by: Sam Blanchard, Head of Academy Physiotherapy, Brighton & Hove Albion Football club. Date: Aug 2014
CONTENTS Introduction: laying the railbed 1 Fascia and biomechanical regulation 2 The rules of the game 3 The Superficial Back Line 4 The Superficial Front Line 5 The Lateral Line 6 The Spiral Line 7 The Arm Lines 8 The Functional Lines 9 The Deep Front Line 10 Anatomy Trains in training 11 Structural analysis Appendix 1 A note on the meridians of latitude: the work of Dr Louis Schultz Appendix 2 Structural integration Appendix 3 Myofascial meridians and oriental medicine Anatomy Trains terms Bibliography