The link below provides excellent information, revealing a current understanding of Fascia.
Fascia: the living tissue and system
Lesondak, David. (2018). Fascia: What it is and Why it Matters.
This link provides insight about Fascia as more than simply a compartment/ container for muscles and organs, it describes how it serves an important role in transmitting and transducing sensory information:
Schleip, Robert. (2017). Terra rosa e-mag. 20. 2-7.
This next link offers insight into fascia and its relevance with bodywork and movement:
New Findings in Fascia Research
John Sharkey. (2018). Biotensegrity-Anatomy for the 21st Century Informing Yoga and Physiotherapy Concerning New Findings in Fascia Research. J Yoga & Physio.
Below is a consensus statement: “The Second International CONNECT Conference was held at the University of Ulm, Germany, on 16–19 March 2017, as part of a conference series aimed at fostering scientific progress towards a better understanding and treatment of fascial tissues in sports medicine. After the conference, a meeting was held with conference speakers and other field-related experts to discuss and find consensus regarding the role of fascial tissue in the field of sports medicine.”
Fascial tissue research in sports medicine: from molecules to tissue adaptation, injury and diagnostics: consensus statement
Zügel M, Maganaris CN, Wilke J, et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2018; 52: 1497.
Below is a 45 minute documentary highlighting some of the current research about the wonderful world of fascia. Several of the lead researchers from around the globe are showcased and speak about their findings. There are many excellent animations and analogues throughout to engage the viewer and develop an understanding about Fascia as a tissue/organ/system:
This link showcases some of the most current insights about the solid and liquid aspects of fascia, and how they relate to the principles of Biotensegrity:
Meaning of the Solid and Liquid Fascia to Reconsider the Model of Biotensegrity
Bordoni, B., Lintonbon, D., & Morabito, B. (2018). Meaning of the Solid and Liquid Fascia to Reconsider the Model of Biotensegrity. Cureus, 10(7), e2922. doi:10.7759/cureus.2922