Tissue Body

Module 4
Tissue Body

The Moving Connective Tissue Body

Content Summary

Muscles, fascia, joints, skin

 

Syllabus

Connective tissue – sol gel continuum, collagen, ground substance, cells, fascia, nervous innervation, shape and form of body and organs, communication, fascia as a web
Muscle –types of muscle, structure, contractile, muscle fibres and cells
Joints – types, fluid, places of transition, capsules, ligaments, tendon
Muscle palpation – familiarity with important muscles, bony attachments, posture, layering, interaction

What this module is about

Getting a feeling for all the major muscles, how muscles work and myofascial tone
Understanding why fascia is so exciting for bodyworkers to engage with