Have fascia contractile structures?

Active fascial contractility in time frames of seconds is not possible

Fascial tissue can shorten over time frames of several days or more. The contracture is a combination of cellular contraction, collagen cross linking and matrix remodeling.

Active changes of fascial stiffness however might play a role in the motoneuronal coordination aspect of low back stability and other musculoskeletal parameters when viewed in a time-window of several minutes and longer. 

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