1. The Use of General Biofeedback in the Pursuit of Optimal Performance

  1. W. Alex Edmonds3 and
  2. Gershon Tenenbaum4
  1. Donald Moss1 and
  2. “Sue” Vietta Wilson2

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch1

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

How to Cite

Moss, D. and Wilson, “. V. (2011) The Use of General Biofeedback in the Pursuit of Optimal Performance, in Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance (eds W. A. Edmonds and G. Tenenbaum), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, Florida, USA

  2. 4

    Florida State University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Saybrook University, USA

  2. 2

    York University, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971734

Online ISBN: 9781119959984

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Keywords:

  • general biofeedback, optimal performance;
  • biofeedback movement, 1960s;
  • biofeedback paradigm, human potential;
  • EEG biofeedback, human creativity;
  • relaxation paradigm;
  • alleviating dysponesis;
  • Alexander Technique, postural misalignment;
  • SEMG, video feedback, retraining posture;
  • resolving psychological distress;
  • optimal performance psychophysiology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Paradigms in Biofeedback Assisted Optimal Performance Work

  • The Field of Optimal Performance Psychophysiology

  • A Brief History

  • Biofeedback Tools for Optimal Performance: Modalities

  • Standards for Application

  • Professional Resources

  • Conclusion

  • References