Présentation de l'éditeur
A Guide to Better Movement offers a clear and practical look at emerging science related to the brain’s role in movement and pain. It is written for movement professionals, athletes, chronic pain sufferers, and anyone else interested in moving better and feeing better. In it, you will learn: the essential qualities of movements that are healthy and efficient; why good movement requires healthy “maps” in the brain; why pain is sometimes more about self-perception than tissue damage or injury; the science behind mind-body practices; general principles that can be used to improve any movement practice; and 25 illustrated and simple movement lessons to help you move better and feel better.
Biographie de l'auteur
Todd Hargrove is a bodyworker, movement teacher and writer living in Seattle, Washington. An athlete all his life, Todd has been a competitive tennis player and squash player, and not so competitive soccer player. In his former career as an attorney, he suffered from chronic pain that he cured through bodywork and movement exercises. Inspired by his own success and interest in chronic pain and movement, he quit the law to become a Rolfer and Feldenkrais Practitioner. In 2008, Todd started a popular blog to correct common misconceptions regarding pain, and promote greater awareness of recent developments in science emphasizing the role of the brain in pain.