Elliott Marsh’s MKin Major Paper Presentation

Abstract: Current research shows that approximately 50% of averagely active adults suffer from some degree of myofascial dysfunction or pain due to acute muscular trauma, or the repetitive wear and tear of daily life. Given the increase in chronic workload experienced by high level athletes, it is conceivable that this number may be even higher in the athletic population. Normally, our muscles respond to neural stimuli by contracting, and subsequently relaxing, or returning to their resting length. Dysfunctional muscle tissue, on the other hand, will contract initially, but then remains in a fixed, shortened position. Read More »