Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    The Nature and Biology of Connective Tissue

    • Understanding Connective Tissue: A Paradigm Shift

    • Connective Tissue: Cellular Biology Concepts

    • Connective Tissue in Relation to the Musculoskeletal System

    • Bony Structures and the Connective Tissue Network

    • Summary of Connective Tissue Biology

    • Connective Tissue Biology Quiz

  • 3

    The Adaptive and Protective Nature of Connective Tissues

    • The Role of Gravity

    • Tensegrity: Foundational Concepts

    • Tensigrity Forces in Injuries

    • Beyond Injury: Connective Tissue Responses to Daily Life

  • 4

    Connective Tissue and Manual Therapies

    • Overview and History of Fascial Manipulative Therapies

    • Application of Fascial Therapies to Horses

    • The Adaptive and Protective Nature of Connective Tissue Quiz

    • Student Reflections on Fascial Therapy Essay

    • Theory of Equine Fascial Integration Therapy Workbook

  • 5

    Next steps

    • Before you go...