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    Wearable Kinematic And Physiological Biofeedback System For Movement Based Relaxation

    Kumar, Damini and Caulfield, Brian and Foody, John and Markham, Charles and Ward, Tomas E. (2006) Wearable Kinematic And Physiological Biofeedback System For Movement Based Relaxation. In: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 14, 2006, Long Beach, California, USA.

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    Movement and mind control based arts such as Yoga and Tai Chi have been in existence for many centuries. In recent years much experimental evidence and research with a sound scientific basis has emerged to confirm that these arts / therapies have significant effects on the cardiovascular, respiratory and musculoskeletal systems. The main benefits of these ancient therapies include: 1. Promotion of mental and physiological relaxation 2. Enhanced body posture & musculoskeletal function 3. Improved cardiorespiratory function 4. Improved psychological well being & perceived quality of life.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Keywords: Kinematic; Physiological Biofeedback System; Movement Based Relaxation;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
    Item ID: 1355
    Depositing User: Dr Tomas Ward
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2009 14:30
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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