Skip to Content »

Site Map

FREE Shipping: All Individuals in United States, Mexico, Central and South America & The Caribbean

Anatomy Trains E-Book, 3rd Edition

Available Formats Price
ePub eBook $72.95
(With Adobe DRM, readable with Adobe Digital Editions for PCs and Macs, and on most mobile devices except Kindle)
PDF eBook $72.95
(With Adobe DRM, readable with Adobe Digital Editions for PCs and Macs, and on most mobile devices except Kindle)
Print - Paperback $72.95

The latest edition of this highly successful volume presents a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide. 

Fully updated with the latest scientific research, the book presents a unique 'whole systems' view of myofascial/locomotor anatomy in which the body-wide connections among the muscles within the fascial net are described in detail. Using the metaphor of railway or train lines, the book explains how patterns of strain communicate through the myofascial 'webbing', contributing to movement stability and postural compensation. 

Written in the clear and accessible style that characterised the success of previous editions, the book guides the reader in the effective application of the Anatomy Trains theory via the use of abundant diagrams, photographs and educational film sequences on an associated website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com). 

Anatomy Trains: Myofascial  Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists will be ideal for all those professionals who have an interest in human movement: massage therapists, structural integration practitioners, craniosacral therapists,  yoga teachers, osteopaths, manual therapists, physiotherapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, dance and movement teachers, chiropractors and  acupuncturists.

New to This Edition

    • Text updated in relation to the most up-to-date research originally published at the International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, 2012
    • Includes the latest evidence for the scientific basis of common clinical findings, including  preliminary evidence from human fascial dissections
    • Explores the role of fascia as our largest sensory organ
    • Contains updates arising out of continual teaching and practice - for example, the role of the fascia and its interconnectivity in the generation of pain and/or force transmission  
    • New chapter discusses the role of Anatomy Trains theory in the analysis of gait 
    • Video clips on an associated website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com) present examples of the concepts explored in the book 
    • Podcasts on the website explore the therapeutic techniques involved
    • Website addresses and references fully updated throughout

Key Features

    • Provides a revolutionary approach to the study of human anatomy which has been shown to improve the outcomes of physical therapies traditionally used to manage pain and other musculoskeletal disorders 
    • Describes a theory which is applicable to all common types of movement, posture analysis and physical treatment modalities
    • Layout designed to allow the reader to gather the concept quickly or gain a more detailed understanding of any given area according to need
    • Design icons direct readers to their own specialist areas of interest, e.g. manual therapy, movement therapy, visual assessment, kinaesthetic education or supplementary video material
    • Appendices discuss the relevance of the Anatomy Trains concept to the work of Dr Louis Schultz (Meridians of Latitude), Ada Rolf (Structural Integration) and the practice of Oriental Medicine 
    • Accompanying website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com) presents multi-media exploration of the concepts described in the book - film clips from Kinesis DVDs, computer graphic representations of the Anatomy Trains, supplementary dissection photographs and video clips, webinars, and some extra client photos for visual assessment practice

Author Information

    By Thomas W. Myers, LMT, NCTMB, ARP, Thomas W. Myers, Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB), Certified Rolfer® (ARP), Practitioner and Lecturer, Director, Kinesis Incorporated Maine, USA

Customer Reviews

Anatomy Trains E-Book, 3rd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2014