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Advances in Biofeedback Instrumentation, Software, and Normative Values, I

Advances in Biofeedback Instrumentation, Software, and Normative Values, I Biofeedback | Spring 2019 Biofeedback Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback Volume 47, Issue 1, p. 1 www.aapb.org DOI: 10.5298/1081-5937-47.1.06 FRO FROM M THE THE EDITO EDITOR R Advances in Biofeedback Instrumentation, Software, and Normative Values, I Guest Editors: Donald Moss, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV, BCN, and Fredric Shaffer, BCB, BCB-HRV In preparation for an upcoming AAPB book on Physiolog- He summarizes the use of strain gauges (also known as ical Recording Technology and Applications in Biofeedback respirometers), surface electromyography (SEMG), cap- and Neurofeedback, the special editors of this issue of nometers, oximeters, inspirometers, and feedback ther- Biofeedback recruited authors to address topics never mometers. Each of these instruments can follow breathing, previously addressed with any comprehensiveness in breath by breath, and report what’s happening. Like heart Biofeedback magazine. The result will be two special issues. rate and EEG, breathing is rhythmic and cyclical, and that is The present issue includes articles on normative values in a large part of the information needed. general biofeedback, an overall guide to respiratory In the next article, Donald Moss is joined by a team of biofeedback, and a practical discussion on caring for practitioners and an instrumentation engineer to introduce biofeedback and neurofeedback sensors and instruments. more specific guidelines for care and hygiene of biofeedback In addition, Arnon Rolnick and Yossi Ehrenreich contribute and neurofeedback instruments, encoders, cables, and a perspective on the interaction between thereapist and sensors. Attention to practice standards of care and hygiene client in the biofeedback session. can greatly reduce the risk for practitioner and client alike. In the opening article, Inna Khazan provides an overview The article closes with an acknowledgment that, fortunate- of normative values for the various physiological systems ly, contagion of infection through instrumentation occurs monitored in clinical biofeedback assessment and training. infrequently in clinical biofeedback and neurofeedback. Today’s electronic instrumentation provides excellent Other risks to be considered include the sick patient who signal processing, providing precise, reliable, and almost hacks, sneezes, and spreads illness in the lobby and instantaneous measurements of current physiology. How- consulting room. ever, the practitioner is still left with the question: What Finally, Arnon Rolnick and Yossi Ehrenreich provide a should this physiology look like in a healthy human being? discussion of ‘‘the role of the other’’ in biofeedback and Does this reading indicate a problem and, if so, how serious psychophysiological therapies. Biofeedback developed out a problem? Answering such questions requires a set of of scientific behavioral models, such as the operant normative values against which one can compare the conditioning paradigm. Rolnick and Ehrenreich, in contrast, readings in an individual case and an individual biofeedback emphasize that we should recognize the interpersonal session. Khazan discusses available norms for respiration, dimension in every biofeedback session. They cite research heart rate, heart rate variability, peripheral temperature, documenting that both animals and humans regulate one skin conductance (electrodermal measurements), and sur- anothers’ internal states and suggest that this dimension face electromyography. Christopher Gilbert provides an overview of six should be given a more prominent place in considering both biofeedback modalities useful in monitoring respiration. assessment and treatment in biofeedback. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biofeedback Allen Press

Advances in Biofeedback Instrumentation, Software, and Normative Values, I

Biofeedback , Volume 47 (1): 1 – Apr 1, 2019

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Biofeedback | Spring 2019 Biofeedback Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback Volume 47, Issue 1, p. 1 www.aapb.org DOI: 10.5298/1081-5937-47.1.06 FRO FROM M THE THE EDITO EDITOR R Advances in Biofeedback Instrumentation, Software, and Normative Values, I Guest Editors: Donald Moss, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV, BCN, and Fredric Shaffer, BCB, BCB-HRV In preparation for an upcoming AAPB book on Physiolog- He summarizes the use of strain gauges (also known as ical Recording Technology and Applications in Biofeedback respirometers), surface electromyography (SEMG), cap- and Neurofeedback, the special editors of this issue of nometers, oximeters, inspirometers, and feedback ther- Biofeedback recruited authors to address topics never mometers. Each of these instruments can follow breathing, previously addressed with any comprehensiveness in breath by breath, and report what’s happening. Like heart Biofeedback magazine. The result will be two special issues. rate and EEG, breathing is rhythmic and cyclical, and that is The present issue includes articles on normative values in a large part of the information needed. general biofeedback, an overall guide to respiratory In the next article, Donald Moss is joined by a team of biofeedback, and a practical discussion on caring for practitioners and an instrumentation engineer to introduce biofeedback and neurofeedback sensors and instruments. more specific guidelines for care and hygiene of biofeedback In addition, Arnon Rolnick and Yossi Ehrenreich contribute and neurofeedback instruments, encoders, cables, and a perspective on the interaction between thereapist and sensors. Attention to practice standards of care and hygiene client in the biofeedback session. can greatly reduce the risk for practitioner and client alike. In the opening article, Inna Khazan provides an overview The article closes with an acknowledgment that, fortunate- of normative values for the various physiological systems ly, contagion of infection through instrumentation occurs monitored in clinical biofeedback assessment and training. infrequently in clinical biofeedback and neurofeedback. Today’s electronic instrumentation provides excellent Other risks to be considered include the sick patient who signal processing, providing precise, reliable, and almost hacks, sneezes, and spreads illness in the lobby and instantaneous measurements of current physiology. How- consulting room. ever, the practitioner is still left with the question: What Finally, Arnon Rolnick and Yossi Ehrenreich provide a should this physiology look like in a healthy human being? discussion of ‘‘the role of the other’’ in biofeedback and Does this reading indicate a problem and, if so, how serious psychophysiological therapies. Biofeedback developed out a problem? Answering such questions requires a set of of scientific behavioral models, such as the operant normative values against which one can compare the conditioning paradigm. Rolnick and Ehrenreich, in contrast, readings in an individual case and an individual biofeedback emphasize that we should recognize the interpersonal session. Khazan discusses available norms for respiration, dimension in every biofeedback session. They cite research heart rate, heart rate variability, peripheral temperature, documenting that both animals and humans regulate one skin conductance (electrodermal measurements), and sur- anothers’ internal states and suggest that this dimension face electromyography. Christopher Gilbert provides an overview of six should be given a more prominent place in considering both biofeedback modalities useful in monitoring respiration. assessment and treatment in biofeedback.

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BiofeedbackAllen Press

Published: Apr 1, 2019

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