‘Fascia in Sport and Movement is the best source to date on the practical applications of fascia science to athletics and movement disciplines. It is essential reading for coaches, athletes, trainers, movement teachers, manual therapists, as well as anyone else interested in how fascial understanding can improve performance, expression, and movement freedom.’ Til Luchau, Director of Advanced-Trainings.com and author of Advanced Myofascial Techniques
Edited by Robert Schleip and Jan Wilke, Fascia in Sport and Movement, Second Edition is a unique publication, whose strength lies in the breadth of its coverage, the expertise of its authorship and the currency of its research and practice base.
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Robert Schleip MA PhD directs the Fascia Research Project at Ulm University, Germany and is Research Director of the European Rolfing Association. He is a certified Rolfing Instructor and Feldenkrais teacher. He is author and co-editor of several books and has written numerous research articles. For his laboratory research work on active contractile properties in fascial tissues he was awarded the Vladimir Janda Award for Musculoskeletal Medicine. He was the co-initiator and organizer of the inaugural Fascia Research Congress (Boston, 2007) as well as all subsequent congresses.
Jan Wilke leads the “Fascia in Motion” research group at Frankfurt University, Germany. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and has been invited as a Visiting Fellow by Amsterdam University (the Netherlands) and Liverpool University (the UK). His chapter on Myofascial Chains, published in Gray’s Anatomy, represents one of the first anatomical atlas contributions explicitly focusing on fascia and movement. In addition to his academic tasks, Wilke is a conditioning coach and has worked with high-level athletes, including the former world No. 1 tennis player, Angelique Kerber.