Anatomy Trains - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702078132, 9780702078163

Anatomy Trains

4th Edition

Myofascial Meridians for Manual Therapists and Movement Professionals

Authors: Thomas W. Myers
eBook ISBN: 9780702078163
Paperback ISBN: 9780702078132
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 21st May 2020
Page Count: 360
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Get a multi-dimensional understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy with Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual Therapists and Movement Professionals, 4th Edition. This hugely successful, one-of-a-kind title continues to center on the application of anatomy trains across a variety of clinical assessment and treatment approaches — demonstrating how painful problems in one area of the body can be linked to a "silent area" away from the problem, and ultimately giving rise to new treatment strategies. This new fourth edition has been fully updated with the latest evidence-based research and includes new coverage of anatomy trains in motion using Pilates-evolved movement, anatomy trains in horses and dogs, and the updated fascial compendium on elements, properties, neurology, and origins of the fascial system. This new edition also features an enhanced eBook format included with purchase as well as new photos and images throughout both text versions. In all, this unique exploration of the role of fascial in healthy movement and postural distortion is an essential read for physical therapists, massage therapists, craniosacral therapists, yoga instructors, osteopathologists, manual therapists, athletic and personal trainers, dance instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and any professional working in the field of movement.

Key Features

  • A revolutionary approach to the study of human anatomy provides a holistic map of myoanatomy to help improve the outcomes of physical therapies that are traditionally used to manage pain and other musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Relevant theory descriptions are applied to all common types of movement, posture analysis, and physical treatment modalities.
  • Intuitive content organization has been designed to help you reference a concept quickly or gain a more detailed understanding of any given area according to your need.
  • Section on myofascial force transmission in gait dynamics is written by guest author James Earls.
  • Robust appendices discuss the relevance of the Anatomy Trains concept to the work of Dr Louis Schultz (Meridians of Latitude), Ida Rolf (Structural Integration) and correspondences with acupuncture meridians.

Table of Contents

Video list
1. Laying the Railbed
2. The Rules of the Road
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
 With contributions by James Earls and Karin Gurtner
11. BodyReading® – Structural Analysis
Appendix 1: Fascia and biomechanical regulation
Appendix 2: A note on the meridians of latitude
Appendix 3: Structural Integration
Appendix 4: Myofascial Meridians and Asian Medicine
Appendix 5: Anatomy Trains in Quadrupeds - Initial investigations
 By Rikke Schultz, Tove Due and Vibeke Elbrønd
Anatomy Trains Terms
Bibliography

Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
21st May 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702078163
Paperback ISBN:
9780702078132

About the Author

Thomas W. Myers