- Provides usable, practical information about movement and motor control.
- Written in easy to understand language, with well-illustrated concepts.
- Advocates the use of non-traditional movement systems, especially Feldenkrais principles, as well as Tai Chi, in a physical therapy setting.
- Presents a view of lumbo-pelvic function that emphasizes control and movement of the pelvis and low back by the legs, rather than the belly/back muscles as prime movers.
- Introduces the concept of the pelvic force couple, a fundamental building block of human movement and a prime factor in many common musculoskeletal complaints.
- Promotes a view of knee and foot function that emphasizes control of the knee and foot from the larger muscles of the hip and thigh.
- Suggests exercising in reciprocating patterns of movement rather than just in the "correct" direction - a technique for teaching and facilitating awareness.
- Explains many movement patterns and movement dysfunctions in terms of relationships among parts, describing concepts of global and differentiated patterns of movement and posture.