The Pilates Encyclopedia/Bible/Dictionary by Ivon Dahl
Brown, S. E. & Clippinger, K. (1996). Rehabilitation of anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency in a dancer using the clinical reformer and a balanced body exercise method. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 7(2), 109-14.
Brown, S. E. (1999). Pilates: Man or method. Journal of Dance Medicine & Science, 3(4), 137.
Duschatko, D.M. (2000). Certified pilates and gyrotonics trainer…frozen shoulder. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 4 (1), 13-19.
Fitt, S., Sturman, J., McClain-Smith,S. (1993/94). Effects of pilates-based conditioning on strength, alignment, and range of motion in university ballet and modern dance majors. Kinesiology and Medicine for Dance, 16 (1), 36-61.
Hutchinson, M.R., Tremain, L., Christiansen, J., Beitzel, J. (1998).
Improving leaping ability in elite rhythmic gymnasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 10, 1543-7.
Ives, J.C. (2000). Beyond the mind-body exercise hype. Physician and Sportsmedicine, 28 (3) 67-81. [also online: http:www.physsportsmed.com]
Krasnow, D. H., Krasnow, S.J., Chatfield, S., Barr. S., Jensen, J., Dufek, J. (1997). Imagery and conditioning practices for dancers. Dance Research Journal, 28 (1), 22.
Lange, C., Unnithan, V., Larkam, E., Latta, P. (2000). Maximizing the benefits of pilates-inspired exercise for learning functional motor skills. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 4 (2), 99-108.
Loosli, A.R., & Herold, D. (1992). Knee rehabilitation for dancers using a pilates-based technique. Kinesiology and Medicine for Dance, 14 (2), 1.
McLain, S., Carter, C.L., Abel, J. (1997). The effect of a conditioning and alignment program on the measurement of supine jump height and pelvic alignment when using the Current Concepts reformer. Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, 1, 149-154.
McMillan, A., Proteau, L., & Lebe, R. (1998). The effect of pilates-based training on dancers' dynamic posture. Journal of Dance Medicine & Science, 2 (3), 101-107.
Parrott, A. (1993). The effects of pilates technique and aerobic conditioning on the aesthetic quality of a dancer. Kinesiology and Medicine for Dance, 15 (2), 45.
Self, B.P., Bagley, A., and Paulos, L. (1996). Functional Biomechanical Analysis of the pilates-Based Reformer During Demi-Plie Movements. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 12 (3), 326.
Selected Professional Publications:
Anderson, B.D. and Spector, A. Introduction to pilates-based rehabilitation. (2000, September). Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinics of North America, 9 (3), 395-410.
Berardi, G. (November 2000). Conditioning offers ballet students ounce of prevention. Dance Magazine, 74 (11), 73.
Conditioning by Pilates. (1999, January) Harvard Womens Health Watch , 6 (5), 7.
DeMattia, R.F. (1998, December). Quality over quantity: The pilates method is a different approach to exercise. Arkansas Nursing News 15 (3), 8-9.
Exercise: Pilates incorporates mind and body. (2000, February). Harvard Womens Health Watch, 7 (6), 6.
Goh, E. (1996, January 1) Here's to your health: Pilates--The legend lives on. Dance & the Arts, 13 (4), 21.
Hobden, J. (2000, April 19). Pilates power provides postural rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Frontline, 6 (8), 12-13.
In step : preventative exercise. (1997 Feb/Mar) Dance Australia, 88, 13.
Kiley, G. (1999, Fall). Pilates and sports performance. Sports Coach 22 (1) 36.
Krohn, D. (1996, Autumn/Winter). Origins and evolution : Pilates and the East/West connection. Dance Theatre Journal 13 (2) 47-49.
Lipton L. (1999, February 18). The pilates method of exercise. Podiatry Management, 18 (2), 88-90, 92.
Muscle control. (1998, October 1). The Strad 109, 1092.
Pilates: how to say it, how to do it. (1999, December). University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter, 16 (3), 6.
Plastino, J. G. (1994, November). Injury prevention: keeping the dancer dancing. Dance Magazine, 68 (11), 32.
Stone, J.A. (2000, March). Prevention and rehabilitation: The pilates method. Athletic Therapy Today 5 (2), 56.
Swain K. (1993, October 1). An alternative therapy: Pilates method. PT--Magazine of Physical Therapy, 10, 55-8.
Selected Popular Press Articles:
There has been extensive coverage of Pilates in the popular press, especially fitness magazines and newspapers. The list below is very selective and attempts to include a variety of periodicals and types of articles.
Argo, C. (1999, March/April). The Pilates method for a balanced body. American Fitness, 17 (2), 52,
Bernard, S. (2000, April 1). SportsFile: The great body debate: weights vs. Pilates. Elle 15 (8), 254.
The best workout tapes for 1998. (1998, January 1). Good Housekeeping, 226 (1) 58.
Contrucci, L. and Heard, A. (1997, May 5). None dare call it Pilates. New York Times Magazine, 146 (Issue 50782), 19.
Cougoule, Odile. (1997, Janvier). Les machines Pilates. Danser. Paris., 151, 48-49
Dunn, J. (1998) Il metodo Pilates negli Stati Uniti : origine, evoluzione ed applicazioni pratiche. Chorégraphie. Roma, 11 (1998), 81-90.
Edwards, T.M. (1998, April 27). No pain, no sweat... Pilates. Time, 151 (16), 64.
Evans, R. (1998, June 1). Health: What is Pilates and can you do it at home? Women's Sports & Fitness, 1 (9) 122.
Fast tracks to your best body. (1999, May 1). Women's Sports & Fitness, 2 (4), 107.
Good moves. (1998, April 1) . Cooking Light : The Magazine of Food and Fitness,12 (3), 54.
Griffin, K. (1997, November/December). Stretch out and relax. Health, 11 (8), 84.
Hayes, R. (1999, August 1). Power Pilates: The supermodel secret to a sexy body. Cosmopolitan, 227 (2), 246.
Health: The promise of Pilates. (1998, April 27). Time, 51 (16) 64.
Hooper, J. (1999, March 1). The thinking man's sit-ups. Men's Journal, 8 (2), 88.
Huffer, J. (1995/96, December/January). What's so special about Pilates? Dance Australia. Sydney, 81, 22-24.
Pilates. (1998, November 1). Weight Watchers, 31 (7), 44
Pilates: a workout whose time has come. (1992, December). Self, 14 (12), 46
Pilates body. (1998, October 1) . Vogue, 188 (10) 274.
Pilates power. (2000, October). Runners World, 35 (10), 29.
The promise of Pilates: Celebrities and lots of new fans swear the regimen is magical. (1998, April 27) Time, 64.
Rhodes, M. (1996, January 1). Back in balance. Women's Sports and Fitness, 18 (1) 44.
Seligson, S. V. (1997, April). The perfect workout. Health, 11 (3), 42.
Sparrowe, L. (1994, November). Amazing mind-body machines. Yoga Journal, 119, 58.
Stiefel, S. (2000, February 1). Hangin' with Roland. Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness, 61 (2), 160.
Vaz, V.. (1996, September). The Pilates principle. Essence, 27 (5), 45.
Wadyka, S. (1997, April 1). The super ab-flattener everyone's talking about. Redbook, 188 (6), 53.
Wells, G. (1998, October) Pilates body - Pilates devotees insist it really works-- especially on the Bermuda triangle of thighs, stomach, and rear. Vogue, 274.
Whitney, H. (1996, October 1) The body In balance. Joe Weider's Men's Fitness, 12 (10), 82.
Zimmer, J. (1996, October 1). What's in a name? Women's Sports and Fitness, 18 (7), 21.
Ackland, L., and Gizowska, E. (1998). 15-minute pilates : body maintenance to make you longer, leaner and stronger. London : Thorsons.
Friedman, P., and Eisen, G. (1981). The Pilates method of physical and mental conditioning. New York : Warner Books.
Gallagher, S., Kryzanowska, R. and Speleotis, S. (1999). The Pilates method of body conditioning : introduction to the core exercises. Philadelphia, PA : BainBridgeBooks.
Menezes, A. (2000). The complete guide to the Pilates method .
Alameda, CA : Hunter House.
Pilates, J.H. (1998). Pilates' return to life through contrology. Incline Village, NV : Presentation Dynamics Inc.
[note: Originally published in 1945 as: Return to life through contrology]
Robinson, L., Thomson, G. and Chandler, P. (1997). Body control : the Pilates way. London : Boxtree.
Robinson, L. and Thomson, G. (1998). Body control : using techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Philadelphia : BainBridge Books.
Robinson, L., Fisher, H., and Thomson, G. (1999). The desk reviver. (Pilates Through the Day Series). London : Pan Books.
Robinson, L., Fisher, H., and Thomson, G. (1998). The morning energizer. (Pilates Through the Day Series) London : Pan Books.
Robinson, L. and Thomson, G. (1999). Pilates : the way forward . London : Pan Books.
Selby, A., and Herdman, A. (1999). Pilates : creating the body you want.
Stroud : Gaia.
Siler, B. (2000). The body dynamic : the ultimate at home guide to strengthening, lengthening, and toning your body using the matwork techniques of Joseph H. Pilates. New York : Broadway Books.