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The Elastic Body

<i>Introducing Biotensegrity as a model of Elastic Integrity in the moving body by</i> Joanne Avison<p>Everyone has a motion pattern that we could call a</i> …

Yoga

Neglected Muscles to Improve Strength - Juggernaut

by Pat Davidson<p>My name is Pat Davidson and I am currently a professor of exercise science at Springfield College. My main passion in life is my …

When is stress good for you?

The subtle flows and toxic hits of stress get under the skin, making and breaking the body and brain over a lifetime<i>By Bruce McEwen</i>Read at Aeon

Neuroscience

Spatial Medicine - Human Cell Structure and Bodywork Practices

This very morning I was joking in our training class about “The Year of the…”<p>“The Year of the…” is an important element of bodywork practice (or …

Nutrition for Soft-Tissue Training, Recovery, and Injury Prevention

This article is an ongoing project and will continue to evolve, so please do bookmark this page for a future reference. Do let me know if there is …

Pandiculation: An organic way to maintain myofascial health

<i>Pandiculation: An organic way to maintain myofascial health by Luiz Fernando Bertolucci, MD</i><p><i>Pandiculation is the involuntary stretching of the soft</i> …

Cluster Sets for Athletic Conditioning

Strength and speed sit at opposite ends of a spectrum that embraces different manifestations of work, different forms of "athleticism" including …

Muscle

Advanced Programming Principles for Shoulder and Knee Health

First things first: I have to be honest. I have deliberately misled you with the title of this article to get you to read it. No one wants to believe …

Exercise

What is the vagus nerve?

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

Santa Claus, Fairies, and Why the Transverse Abdominis/Multifidus Co-Contraction Theory Belongs in the Fiction Section

<b>I can’t remember when I first realized there was no Santa Claus.</b> Nor can I tell you when it first dawned on me that advocates of the transverse …

Pain

Tune Up Your Conditioning: A Primer on ATP

Many people see the phrase “Krebs cycle” and their eyes gloss over and they skip to the next article. <b>This article aims for limited glossy eyes.</b><p><b>Today</b> …

Muscle

10 Mysterious Facts About the Pineal Gland

René Descartes once described the pineal gland as “the principal seat of the soul.” Though medical knowledge has vastly progressed since then, here …

Consciousness

Meet The Spleen, The Strange Little Organ That Can Multiply

On a crisp New England fall day, college freshman Jordan Taylor was playing Ultimate Frisbee when he collided with another player. Taylor was rushed to the hospital, where doctors realized he'd been hit hard enough to tear the delicate covering of his spleen, and he was bleeding internally. A quick …

Your Muscles Work Better At Certain Times of Day

New research1 out of Northwestern Medicine has discovered that circadian clocks in muscle tissue control the muscle’s metabolic response and energy …

Muscle

Movement Search: Connecting You to Your Movement Path

Gray Cook<p>Gray Cook is practicing physical therapist and orthopedic certified specialist, and is also strength and conditioning specialist and a …