The Future of Proprioceptive Training – Emily Splichal Fascial Tension – What is Fascial Tensioning – Learn Fascial Tension Techniques
In this 40-minute talk, podiatrist Emily Splichal talks about proprioceptive training by challenging our thinking of joint stability and unstable surface training. You’ll finish this lecture with a new understanding of proprioception, kinesthetic awareness, joint position sense and small nerve barefoot fascial training.
“As we age, we start to lose or get a delayed response to shifts in joint position sense, which is often how we result in falls. The feedback or the connective tissue that provides this joint position sense is the joint capsule, the ligaments, the retinaculum, fascia and myotendinous junction structures as well as the skin.
“What’s important to note is that all of these connective tissues respond to similar stimuli, but they don’t respond at the same rate, and that’s important as well. When we think about the nervous system, proprioception movement and dynamic joint stability, the most important thing that I want you to think about is time.
“How quickly can your nervous system 1) sense that shift, as well as 2) how quickly can your nervous system process it and then respond to it? That’s ultimately how we control dynamic movement. With the nervous system, you want to think ‘time.’ How quickly can your nervous system sense, process and respond? That’s really how you want to design your training.” ~Emily Splichal
Emily Splichal is a podiatric doctor and movement specialist who works primarily with foot posture and foot strength, both clinically and in teaching workshops worldwide. She’s a barefoot training enthusiast, and teaches classes and trainings in barefoot training and postural alignment. For more from Emily, visit her at evidencebasedfitnessacademy.com, or click here for more about her new book, Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity.