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2000 – present

Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body, "Rolfing Structural Integration" by Monica Caspari and Heidi Massa, 303-309.

December 2011
Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, "Myofascial Structural Integration: A Promising Complementary Therapy for Young Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy" by Alexis B. Hansen, BA, Karen S. Price, BA, CAR and Heidi M. Feldman, MD, PhD, April 2012 vol. 17 no. 2, 131-135

October 2011
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, "Structural Integration, an Alternative Method of Manual Therapy and Sensorimotor Education" by Eric Jacobson, PhD, Volume 17, Number 10, 2011, pp. 891–899

January 2008
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Review of the First Fascia Research Congress by Kim LeMoon.

November 2007
Science magazine, “Biomedical research. Cell Biology Meets Rolfing” by David Grimm 318(5854): 1234-5

Medical Hypotheses Research: "Active Fascial Contractility: Fascia May Be Able To Contract In A Smooth Muscle-Like Manner And Thereby Influence Musculoskeletal Dynamics" by R. Schleip, W. Klingler and F. Lehmann-Horn Volume 65, Issue 2, Pages 273-277.

December 2004
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America Journal Research, "Rolfing" by Tracey Jones, MD

October 2004
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal Research: "Improvement In Balance With Structural Integration (Rolfing): A Controlled Case Series In Persons With Myofascial Pain" by Thomas W. Findley, MD, Ph.D. (VA Med. Ctr, East Orange, NJ); Karen Quigley, Ph.D.; Miriam Maney, MA; Hans Chaudhry, Ph.D., Ismailu Agbaje, MD, Ph.D. Poster 147

January 2003
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, " Fascial plasticity – a new neurobiological explanation: Part 1 & 2" by Robert Schleip, Ph.D.,7(1),11-19 (Part I), 7(2),104-116 (Part II)

2000 and earlier

March 2000
Journal of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, "Integrating Manual and Movement Therapy With Philosophical Counseling For Treatment of A Patient With Amyptrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): A Case Study That Explores The Principles Of Holistic Intervention" by Certified Rolfers, John Cottingham, M.S., P.T. and Jeffrey Maitland, Ph.D

March 1998
Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Rolfing case study on low back pain originally published in JOSPT editor, Michael Villaire

January 1998
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, "A Structural Approach" by Tom Meyers and Rolfing Enthusiast Jim Oschman's, "What Is Healing Energy? Part 6, Conclusions: Is Energy Medicine the Medicine of the Future?"

September 1997
Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, "A Three- Paradigm Treatment Model Using Soft Tissue Mobilization And Guided Movement- Awareness Techniques For A Patient With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case Study" by Certified Advanced Rolfers, J. Cottingham and J. Maitland 26(3):155-167