We're spending a lot of time researching foam rollers right now. We'll release our findings here once we're finished.
More specifically, what we're looking into are the published benefits of self myofacial release with respect to foam rollers.
Our main focuses at the moment are:
For the current build stage, we are focusing primiarily on a database of exercises. Once completed, we'll look more closely at the roles/impacts of using the different types of foam rollers. (Stiffness, surface properties, length, etc.)
My early personal favourite is still the Rumble Roller which I used years ago already. My cat's favourite is the amazon roller, the material of which, he figures provides the best contextual feeling for biting, chewing, and sinking his claws into.