From Tom Myers: I had to check this one out – how could they put living cells though a jet into a printed object? That would have been a very significant development. Upon further investigation (see the second link), it turns out they 3D-printed the matrix for the cartilage cells – which they added later… Read more
PILATES INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE
Make the connections in the Pilates work by understanding how the exercises are linked through your fascia from one end of the move to the other. As a Pilates teacher, Anatomy Trains will let you see where your clients are not moving, so you can cue them to full participation.
From Tom Myers: Amit Alon, the genius of Muscles & Motion in Tel Aviv, has come up with another short video every ‘afascianado’ will enjoy. In this case, illustrating the property of elasticity in the fascial elements Amit’s animations and explanations are very worthwhile, and hit the mark between brevity and clarity Check out his… Read more
Tom Myers’ commentary on this study: New study provides clues to decades-old mystery about cell movement Excerpt from the study: “What we found is that when we cross-linked the fibers (connecting them at intersections) and increased the difference in the stiffness in the two directions, but kept all the other factors the same, the cells… Read more
Tom Myers comments on this recent post from National Geographic: World’s brightest x-rays reveal COVID-19’s damage to the body. This is a frighteningly beautiful picture – taken with a new X-ray method – of the body’s endothelia on Covid. In this case, air is blue, open blood vessels are red, and blocked blood vessels are… Read more