Key Features

  • Over 300 unique photographs which show fascia on fresh (not embalmed) cadavers
  • Demonstrates the composition, form and function of the fascial system
  • Highlights the role of the deep fascia for proprioception and peripheral motor coordination
  • Companion website – www.atlasfascial.com – with videos showing how fascia connects with ligaments

Table of Contents

1 Connective tissues

2 Subcutaneous tissue and superficial fascia

3 Deep fasciae

4 Fasciae of the head and neck

5 Fasciae of thorax and abdomen

6 Fasciae of the back

7 Fasciae of the upper limb

8 Fasciae of the lower limb

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702058523
Electronic ISBN:
9780702063275
Print ISBN:
9780702044304

About the author

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