If you teach Clinical Neurodynamics or are interested in teaching you should read following important notice:
Do you have an interest in teaching Neurodynamics? Are you teaching Neurodynamics? Clinical Neurodynamics is becoming a very popular aspect of physical medicine and the success of Michael Shacklock's book — Clinical Neurodynamics: A New System of Musculoskeletal Treatment, Elsevier, Oxford (2005) — seems to have stimulated significant interest in the system presented in the book. The book is in its third print only 18 months after its release and sales rates are increasing with several translations in production. As such, it is becoming increasingly common for individuals to want to present Shacklock's system.
Some individuals have done so at various forums around the world without permission, which is a concern for both the author and the publisher (Elsevier Science). Various presenters, conference organisers and teaching groups have been contacted in relation to copyright infringement and plagiarism and it is our intention to pursue this matter rigorously so that the rights and entitlements of both publisher and author are protected.
Breach of copyright is illegal by international law and compromises the academic and ethical standards of both the organiser and the person who copies and presents the material. Illegal copying also compromises the rights of the owners of the copyright and the creator who have devoted considerable time and resources to development of the material.
Various teachers of Neurodynamics have breached copyright by using material from Shacklock's book without permission. It is NDS's policy that individuals who do breach copyright will be contacted and their activities monitored subsequently for the purposes of copyright protection.
A number of individuals and groups have been contacted and are under continued observation at this time.
Copyright law applies internationally and naturally any lawful measures necessary to protect copyright in this regard will be taken no matter what region or country breaches occur in. Neurodynamic Solutions (NDS) is a global organisation and will use their resources to protect the interests of NDS and Elsevier.
It should be understood that it is NOT adequate to reproduce or use any material from Clinical Neurodynamics, even if acknowledgement is given. Permission MUST be sought prior to any use of any material.
We are naturally thrilled with the exposure Clinical Neurodynamics has had lately and, in spite of our firm stance on copyright infringement, we are still keen to foster opportunities for interested parties to use the material as conveniently and effectively as possible. Hence, we welcome inquiries and can work to develop improved relationships and distribution systems. Anyone interested in presenting aspects of Michael Shacklock's book or teaching through NDS should contact NDS on the following e-mail address for further information:
NDS Australia Head Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you — NEURODYNAMIC SOLUTIONS (NDS) © 2006 and beyond.Top