Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702071836

Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body

2nd Edition

The science and clinical applications in manual and movement therapy

Editors: Robert Schleip Carla Stecco Mark Driscoll Peter Huijing
Paperback ISBN: 9780702071836
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2021
Page Count: 576
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No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st November 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780702071836

About the Editors

Robert Schleip

Dr. Robert Schleip is Director of the Fascia Research Group at Ulm University, Germany. In addition he serves as Research Director for the European Rolfing Association and maintains a part-time private practice as certified Rolfing practitioner as well as Feldenkrais teacher. He holds an M.A. degree in psychology from Heidelberg University, as well as a Ph.D. in Human Biology from Ulm University. Together with colleagues, his input and inspiration was instrumental in getting the first international Fascia Research Congress in 2007 started, as well as the subsequent congresses. His own research work on active fascial contractility was honored with the Vladimir Janda Award for Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director Fascia Research Project, Ulm University Germany; Research Director European Rolfing Association; Director Deutche Gesellschaft fur Myofascial Release; Registered Naturopath, Certified Rolfing & Feldenkrais Teacher

Carla Stecco

­ Carla Stecco is co-author of the book “Manipolazione fasciale: parte pratica” di Luigi Stecco and Carla Stecco (Piccin, Padova, 2007), translated into English as “Fascial Manipulation: practical part” by Luigi and Carla Stecco, 2009, Piccin, Italy

­ Author of two chapters (“Manipolazione fasciale", pp. 56-59 and “Manipolazione fasciale nel trattamento dei reumatismi extrarticolari", pp. 282-287) in the book “La riabilitazione integrata delle patologie reumatiche” of Nava T. (2006), Masson ed., Milano.

­ Author of three chapters in the book “Fascia in Manual Therapy” by Schleip, Findley, Chaitow & Huijing, Elsevier (in press)

Published extensively in a variety of journals

Affiliations and Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgeon; Professor of Human Anatomy and Movement Science, University of Padua, Italy

Mark Driscoll

Peter Huijing

Professor Peter Huijing has forty years experience in teaching biomechanics, physiology and anatomy of the locomotor apparatus to students of a great variety of backgrounds, ranging from medical students to students of human movement sciences and bioengineers. Professor Huijing has performed teaching and tutoring duties at the introductory level as well as intermediate, PhD, and post-doctorate levels. He is co-author of a textbook Inleiding van de Kinesiology van de Mens (translation - Introduction to Human Kinesiology) Educaboek, Culemborg, The Netherlands (1983) which was later fully revised (1990, 1996) and published by Wolters, Groningen. Professor Huijing has also been co-editor of several congress proceedings and his intensive research activities in the fields of functional anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of muscle and its related tissues has led to over 200 journal peer reviewed articles between 1981 and 2012 among which are several review papers. In the same period, a similar quantity of other single authored and co-authored contributions were published in congress proceedings, books etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Biomechanics and Physiology, Research Instituut MOVE, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands