Fascia: Clinical Applications for Health and Human Performance

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Delmar, 2008 - Medical - 284 pages
Health practitioners and body workers need a firm understanding of the significance of fascia in human performance. The role nutrition plays in fascial health, how injuries and diseases influence fascia, and the rehabilitative techniques to restore functional capacity of the affected tissue are essential components of improving performance. This book starts with a basic overview of fascia and its biological underpinnings, and progresses through clinical treatment applications, nutritional and pharmacological support information, and techniques for managing fascial conditions and injuries.

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Mark Lindsay is one of the most sought after chiropractors and soft tissue specialists by professional, world, and Olympic athletes, and by organizations such as the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB. He is a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College and Guelph University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Kinesiology. In 1996, Lindsay was named "Outstanding Field Doctor" by the Canadian Chiropractic Sports Fellowship through his intensive work with Olympic Champion Donovan Bailey. Lindsay's work benefits from the personal understanding that he gained as former athlete. Like his clients, he strove to push physical boundaries and had to overcome serious injury from time to time. Throughout his years in the field, Lindsay has developed a strong network of clients and professionals, each working at the top of their fields. Readers are offered the opportunity to take advantage of this network of knowledge and experience through this cutting-edge text that explores the exciting and significant field of fascia.

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