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A core part of The Fascia Hub is to share up to date articles with our members, curating a library of up-to-date research and insight to help you learn and grow. We invite you to take time to enjoy and explore the different fascia topics.

Integrating mental imagery and fascial tissue: A conceptualization for research into movement and cognition

Mental imagery (MI) research has mainly focused to date on mechanisms of effect and performance gainsassociated with muscle and neural tissues. MI’s potential to affect fascia has rarely been considered. This paper conceptualizes ways in which MI might mutually interact with fascial tissue to support performance and cognitive functions. Such ways acknowledge, among others, MI’s…

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Interoception and Self-Care

During the pandemic, Carol M. Davis presented a webinar on ‘Fascia, Interoception and Self-Care; a Pandemic/Holiday Imperative’.  Hugely needed at the time, this talk is just as relevant today and every day; as therapists and movement teachers we need to care for ourselves, not only for our own health but in order to be fit…

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The Emerging Science of Interoception:
Sensing, Integrating, Interpreting, and
Regulating Signals within the Self

Interoception refers to the representation of the internal states of an organism, and includes the processes by which it senses, interprets, integrates, and regulates signals from within itself. This review presents a unified research framework and attempts to offer definitions for key terms to describe the processes involved in interoception. We elaborate on these definitions…

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Interoception and Emotion

Influential theories suggest emotional feeling states arise from physiological changes from within the body. Interoception describes the afferent signalling, central processing, and neural and mental representation of internal bodily signals. Recent progress is made in conceptualizing interoception and itsneural underpinnings. These developments are supported by empirical data concerning interoceptive mechanisms and their contribution to emotion….

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Interoception: Some Suggestions for Manual and Movement Therapies

The discovery of interoceptive receptors in human skin The established view is that touch is mediated by large diameter, fast-conducting peripheral nerves and there are areas in the body that are more densely innervated and more cortically represented such as the finger tips and the lips. However recent findings showed that there is another purpose…

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Interoception – a summary of two papers

My aim here is to introduce you to two papers on Interoception, written in 2014 and 2017, to give you a broad overview of the topic. I have touched on what each paper covers, with the links so that you can explore these more yourself in the Member’s Area. The first one is by Robert…

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