About the Secret Life of Fascia Documentary Series

 

Logline

Fascia has been historically marginalized and/or misunderstood in medical and anatomical texts. The Secret Life of Fascia shines an evidence-informed spotlight on the missing link this connective tissue plays in sports, medicine, athletic training, health, and wellness.

Synopsis

Join Scientist Robert Schleip and a team of experts on a fascinating journey exploring the missing link fascia (connective tissue) plays in sports, medicine, health, and wellness. The Secret Life of Fascia shines an evidence-informed spotlight on underlying mechanisms related to medicine, sports science, and manual therapy. Dense with research and relevant information for athletic training and activities of daily life, this celebration of the global body features professional, Olympic, and amateur athletes from a myriad of sports.

Cast

(Part 1: In Order Of Appearance) Robert Schleip, Carla Stecco, Antonio Stecco, Peter Friedl, Neil Theise, Michael Shacklock, Helene Langevin, Stuart McNish, Gil Hedley, Jaap van der Wal, Jan Sultan, Sacha Loiseau, Bruce Schonfeld, Ricky Williams, Ida P. Rolf, René Assink, Diane Lee, Donald E. Ingber, Wilbour Kelsick, John Sharkey, Stephen M. Levin, Tom Myers, Jean-Claude Guimberteau, and #boxtape featuring Jeremy Gordaneer & Peter Trosztmer.

Robust Description

Join Scientist Robert Schleip and a team of international experts (Carla Stecco, Antonio Stecco, Peter Friedl, Neil Theise, Michael Shacklock, Helene Langevin, Stuart McNish, Gil Hedley, Jaap van der Wal, Jan Sultan, Sacha Loiseau, Bruce Schonfeld, Ricky Williams, Ida P. Rolf, René Assink, Diane Lee, Donald Ingber, Thomas Myers, Wilbour Kelsick, John Sharkey, Jean-Claude Guimberteau, Robert Sapolsky, Sue Falsone, Elizabeth Larkam, Jill Miller, Sue Hitzmann, Eric Franklin, Paul Grilley, Devin Taylor, Russell Stolzoff, Andry Vleeming, Jan Wilke, Wolfgang Bauermeister, Fernando Luiz Bertolucci, and #boxtape featuring Jeremy Gordaneer & Peter Trosztmer) on a fascinating journey exploring the missing link fascia [connective tissue] plays in sports, medicine, health, and wellness. The Secret Life of Fascia is an overview of the subculture and emerging field of fascia research. Historically marginalized and/or misunderstood in medical and anatomical texts, The Secret Life of Fascia shines an evidence-informed spotlight on medical relevancy, sports science, and interesting underlying mechanisms related to how the body works through the lens of fascia. Beyond fascia, The Secret Life of Fascia considers systems thinking, biopsychosocial factors, and opens a multidisciplinary window and shines a little light on the therapeutic value of manual therapy. Quite dense with research and practical information, related to athletic training and activities of everyday life, this celebration of the global body features amateur, professional, and Olympic athletes from a myriad of sports. The Secret Life of Fascia reconsiders the human body’s architecture and design, investigates modern man’s environment and movement patterns, and, ponders this perfectly mismatched predicament….

 

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