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

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