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1

___________ is in a constant state of change and adaption.

CONNECTIVE TISSUE (FASCIA)

2

Fascia can become more gel-like or more fluid-like depending on what?

STIMULUS

3

Fascia adaptability allows it to respond appropriately to which 2 things?

WOUND HEALING
+
NEW GROWTH

4

Wound healing a growth _______ as we age.

SLOWS

5

Name the two mechanisms through which fascia adapts?

THIXOTROPHY
+
BONDING

6

Name the property of gels or fluids becoming more fluid when stirred or shaken, and more solid when at rest?

THIXOTROPHY

7

There is debate over whether thixotrophy applies to _________.

FASCIA

8

As therapists, what do we need to realize about preparing fascia prior to treatment?

MAKES TREATMENT MORE EFFECTIVE

9

When is fascia is in a more viscous state?

WARMED
and/or
WITH MOVEMENT

10

Warmed fascia is more adaptable and durable, and __________.

HEALTHIER

11

In general, we assume ____________ which encourage a more gel-like state.

POSTURES

12

With disuse, fascia loses its ____________ and tissue is not as healthy

PLIABILITY

13

Age can also cause fascia to assume a more _____________ state.

GEL-LIKE

14

Bonds between _____________ are what help make a collagen fibre.

MOLECULES

15

What will fibres do together to give the tissue structure?

BOND

16

What will too much bonding from prolonged immobilization cause?

TIGHTNESS

17

What will overuse of the body cause on a tissue level?

TIGHTNESS

18

Bonding is necessary for which three functions?

WOUND HEALING
+
TISSUE STRENGTH
+
TISSUE ADAPTION

19

Over time __________ fibres will pack more tightly and form more and more bonds.

COLLAGEN

20

What can also cause tightly packed collagen bonds?

DEHYDRATION

21

What happens to areas where collagen is tightly packed?

THICKEN, STIFFEN, LOSE ABILITY TO MOVE
LIMITS FUNCTION