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Muscle meets Brain meets Fascia (video taken from EMS Symposium FIBO 2017) Muskel trifft Hirn trifft Faszie (Deutsche Version des Videos EMS Symposium FIBO 2017)
Fascia Research Project  (Ulm University, Germany. Updated interim reports) Fascial Fitness- fascia oriented training for bodywork & movement therapies
Divo G. Mueller, et al.
Practical Considerations for Structural Integration, biased by the nervous system.
C.Sommer
The confluence of neuroscience and Structural Integration
A discussion with Sandra Blakeslee K.Frank
Foreword to the new book: 'Fascial Manipulation' by L&C Stecco. R.Schleip The Maxillae as the inner bridge between neurocranium & viscerocranium
P.Schwind
Highlights from the Second International Fascia Research Congress
V. Berg
Tension in the jaw and how to release it with specific movement exercises
M.Caspari
Self-Care for Rolfers: How to build a strong and elastic fascial body; and how to guide your empathy with the CAKE technique
R.Schleip
Die Bedeutung der Faszien in der manuellen Therapie
R.Schleip

 

 

OF GENERAL INTEREST FOR SOMATIC PRACTITIONERS

Pathology: Contraindications and Indications for Manual Therapy.   LOOK UP OVER 150 MEDICAL CONDITIONS (complete chart from R.Werner & B.Benjamin) The Anatomy Trains (complete version) / Part 1 / Part 2
T. Myers
Zwei Artikel über Faszienfür Pilates-Trainer u. andere Bewegungsfreunde
Pilates Magazin 3/2009
 
Faszien und Nervensystem  (jetzt vollständige Version)   R. Schleip Articles on the work of Hubert Godard
The 1st Fascia Research Congress Report in IASI Yearbook 2008 B.W.Ward World Congresses on Low Back & Pelvic Pain
Selected Papers 1998-2007
Inner Shape: Its manifestations within various kinds of connective tissues P.Schwind Reframing pain
C.Nestvogel
Understanding the process of fascial unwinding
B.Minasyn
Dancing in the Connective-Tissue Matrix - An Embryology Primer
K. McCoy
Helping clients understand their fascial network
A.Boser & D.Lesondak
Physical thoughts about structure: the elasticity of fascia
A.Zorn
The oscillatory properties of the structural body
J. Smith
Muscle energy concepts - a need for change.   G.Fryer
Introduction to Dr. Langevin's research
R.Schleip
Rehabilitation of the stability function of psoas major  
M.Comerford, S.Gibbons, P.Emerson
Neurobiological aspects of the cranial rhythmic impulse
R. Schleip
How do I listen? Applying body psychotherapy principles and skills in manual and movement therapy.   S. Petersen
Stephen Porges
Polyvagal-Theorie: Die drei neuralen Kreisläufe als Regulatoren für unser reaktives Verhalten
Neurozeption – die drei Regelkreise des Autonomen Nervensystems 
Mae-Wan Ho:
The acupuncture system and the liquid crystalline collagen fibres of the connective tissues: Liquid crystalline meridians. 
Organism and psyche in a participatory universe
Musle energy concepts - a need for change  G.Fryer The Geometry of Anatomy – the Bones of Tensegrity T. Flemons
Origins and Ancestors of the Somatic Movement E. Maupin  Articles by Diane Lee on pelvic girdle pain  
Movement Emilie Conrad The Jungle Gym: an inquiry into fitness K. Smith
Relationship of acupuncture points and meridians to connective tissue planes H.M. Langevin et al. Muscular dysbalance P. Greenman
Articles by T. Hanna (who coined the term Somatics) plus other authors on Hanna Somatics New Insights on the Pterygoidalis Lateralis
R. Schleip
Commentary on the stretching debate
R.Schleip
The spine engine: a unified theory of the spine? Interview with S.Gracovetsky
J. Plummer: An Analysis of Some Exercises, Therapies and Techniques Capable of Correcting Posture and Muscle Imbalance The myth of the 'pinched nerve'
Body-Work and being D. Johnson The way of the flesh: a brief history of the Somatics movement,   D. Johnson
Questioning Fryette updated Apr. 2007 R.Schleip Short right leg syndrome / Part 1 / Part 2
E.Dalton
Understanding anterior hip pain (orthopedic perspective) MRI scans of patients with unexplained back pain shows augmented pain processing in the brain, similar to fibromyalgia
How neck muscles influence hamstring length The man who had lost his head
A bodyworker's detective story by R.Schleip
Case Study: Hamstring Pain, by Cianca & Siodlarz, example of a clinical reasoning process in manual medicine The dominant leg (review of an article about asymmetric leg features in humans)
Experience in Action: A Psychomotor Psychology, by Alfred Pesso (complete book text) Articles on Hanna Somatics
H.v.Kleist: About Marionettes (historical text on movement analysis H.v.Kleist: Über das Marionetttentheater (historischer Text über Bewegungsanalyse) Notes for a theory of Somatic Bodywork E. Maupin
Interview with Prof. Staubesand (discovery of smooth muscles cells in fascia) Phasic / Tonic Muscles
Innervation Groups R.Schleip Are 40% of the medical diagnosis' for chronic pain patients wrong?
Body as a river 
D.Chopra
Muscle groups according to innervation
R.Schleip
Stages of spiritual learning, by Michael Shea J. Cottingham: Muscle tone, posture and movement
Readings on the Scientific Basis of Bodywork, Energetic, and Movement Therapies, excerpt of this and other articles by J.Oschman G.Edelman on Consciousness & Complexity
Sensory-Motor Amnesia: Behind the Mystery of Insidious Pain, by L. Gold Critical study on Chiropractic & McKenzie
Tensegrity - the Architecture of Life,
by D.E.Ingber
Research Quiz
The Vocabulary of Touch, by F. Smith Embryological Muscle Groups 
S.M. Levin, The Tensegrity System and Pelvic Pain Syndrome Tensegrity Letter from Buckminster Fuller
Other Tensegrity articles by S.M. Levin The seven dimensions of touch David Lauterstein
The Rowing Style in Ancient Egypt
H.G. Brecklinghaus
Man the tottering biped (book review) A. Newton   (PDF-file, 120 KB)
Somatic Education: its Origins, Ancestors, and Prospects
E. Maupin
Report from the 4th World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain , R.Schleip
Bodywork as meditation
Raymond Bishop
Access to the present moment: TraumaSomatics®, the reorganisation of the somatic memory system. H. Grassmann, C.Polenz-Michel
The Tao of exercise and self care. Gael Ohlgren & Robert Litman Pattern recognition and modification through DFA or the Duggan/French Approach B.Hansmann

 

RESEARCH NEWS ON SPECIFIC SYNDROMES

 

MAINLY FOR STRUCTURAL INTEGRATORS

Ida P. Rolf Library of Structural Integration Audio files and transcripts of classes with Dr. Rolf         GSI website
Fascial plasticity – a new neurobiological explanation (fulltext version) R.Schleip Contraindications to Deep Bodywork(9th edition, May 2008) R.Schleip, et al.
Dynamic Process Integrity    I. Rolf A new paradigm: on nerve tissue treatment C.Sommer
Treating the body as a self regulatory process R.Schleip Structural stretches Pedro Prado           (PDF-file, 496 KB)
Active client movement participation during myofascial work    R.Schleip Is embryology relevant for Rolfing? K.Obermeier  
Why do we hold up the arms while running? A.Zorn, M.Caspari             (PDF file, 600 KB) Respecting motor memory consolidation Research news for movement teachers R.Schleip
Scoliosis: what to do?   Miita Fulgenzi Working with scoliosis   R. Schleip
Flexor-Extensor Structural Typology R.Schleip Exploratory studies of the psychobiological dimension of the Rolfing Method of Structural Integration P. Prado (abstract of doctoral thesis)
Memories of an exceptional pioneer   (About Ida P. Rolf, by one of her sons) R.Demmerle Mindful Motion - Rolfing Movement Integration Techniques, a manual M. Caspari
Rolfing structural integration treatment of cervical spine dysfunction H.James et al Advances in the theory and practice of Rolfing P.Prado
A brief talk about Ida Rolf A. Demmerle The intersubjective field of healing - beyond technique W.Smythe
Principles of treatment in practice
P.Schwind
Cultivating body-mindfulness - the heart of Structural Integration S.Petersen
The neurology of posture
D.Hazen
The cylinder model  R.Wheeler Third hour thoughts  R.Wheeler
Website on myofascial release related research articles W.Fritz Reflections on How Rolfing® works
Nicholas French
The core of the matter – core and sleeve in the Rolfian paradigm    Jeff Linn Therapy Balls and Rolfing
M.Presnell-Jeannette

Somatic bodymapping: its usefulness in Rolfing Ray Bishop

Giselle Genillard (midwife & Rolfer): Rolfing® and The Genesis of Health
Ida Rolf: Structural Integration and the Open Universe B.D’Udine, C.v.Vlaanderen: Biological Considerations on Rolfing®
Bruno D’Udine: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Body-Mind Relationship The Ethics of Touch, by Lael Katherine Keen
An Interview With Ida Rolf, Somatics magazine, 1979 Spinal Mechanics for Structural Bodyworkers (3rd edition 1999)    R. Schleip
Cottingham, J.T., Porges S.W., Richmond K.: Shifts in Pelvic Inclication Angle … Cottingham, J.T., Porges S.W., Lyon, T.: Effect of Soft Tissue Mobilization (Rolfing Pelvic Lift) on Parasympathetic Tone in Two Age Groups
Magic Spots - High Leverage Points in the Neuro-Myofascial Net, R.Schleip Notes from a Fascial Anatomy Dissection, R.Schleip
Neuro-Myofascial Net , Part 1  R.Schleip Hans Flury: The Third Finger   (Rolfing® theory)
The Structural Typology of Hans Flury   R.Schleip New Indicator List for External/Internal Typology
Dealing with the Emotions,
Rolf Lecture of Ron Kurtz
Monica Caspari & Dr. Adjo.Zorn: Beyond the Recipe – Process Oriented Rolfing
Lecture Notes on Psoas and Adductors
R.Schleip
Pelvic Torsion and Structural Integration in the Gravitational Field, R.Schleip
Talking to Fascia – Changing the Brain R.Schleip Hypertonic fascia John C. Lowe
Equine Rolfing®    Jim Pascucci Ida Rolf: Center for the Healing Arts Lecture
Integrierter Körperstruktur u. Menschenbild i. d. Kunst d. alten Ägypten, Hans Georg Brecklinghaus ULCA study on the effects of Rolfing® Structural Integration, by Valery Hunt 
Marvin Solit: A Study in Structural Dynamics V.Hunt & W.Massey: Electromyographic Evaluation of Structural Integration Techniques
Jocelyn Proby: An Osteopath Looks at the Rolf Method Jan Sultan:
In and Around the Pelvis;
In and Around the Shoulder Girdle
Willli Harder: A Six-Step-Schema (for diagnosis based on the theories of Hans Flury Visceral manipulation enhances structural integration Jeffery Burch
Interdisciplinary relationships in the treatment of chronic back pain     P. Gordon Breathing in the gravity field
A. Newton (PDF-file, 1,25 MB)
Boosting Power: The Rossiter System's powerful stretches are new tools for PT    R.Rossiter Gracovetsky on walking A. Newton (PDF-file, 280 MB)
Fascial layers of the neck Kevin McCoy Finding balance- interdisciplinary Structural Integration Jeff Burch
Further Thoughts on Femur Rotation and the Hip Flexors Psoas and Iliacus, by Michael Morrison Rolfing©, visceral massage, acupuncture, and cranio-sacral therapy Stanley Rosenberg
Geplauder mit Hans Flury (Gespräch zwischen den Rolfern Dr. Hans Flury and Dr. Thomas Walser) The making of a science of Rolfing(R): From an individual path to a collective activity   P.Prado

 

MAINLY FOR FELDENKRAIS PRACTITIONERS®

Foreword to 'Body and Mature Behavior' R.Schleip Lichtblicke im Dschungel der Gehirnforschung (from the German journal ‚FeldenkraisZEIT’) R.Schleip
Es könnte sein, dass unsere Kultur uns braucht. Gespräch mit R.Scheip über Rolfing, Faszien u. Feldenkrais, FeldenkraisForum 2008/2 Elizabeth Beringer: Self-Imaging
Povinelli's Monkeys (how body awareness developed in the jungle. Monkey research supporting the slogan ‘awareness through movement’) 'Mental Furniture': article series by Dennis Leri on the intellectual roots of Moshe Feldenkrais (12 different articles)
Irene Sieben: Von der Kunst das Lernen zu lernen Irene Sieben: Die Entdeckung der Moleküle im eigenen Körper
Resources for Awareness for Movement® by D.Zemach-Bersin NEW Musings on awareness Ralph Strauch
Why Robots Fall Down, by Lawrence Goldfarb  

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