Cardiorespiratory and Cardiosomatic Psychophysiology

Cardiorespiratory and Cardiosomatic Psychophysiology

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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ISBN-13: 9781475703627
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/16/2013
Series: Nato Science Series A: , #114
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

and Theoretical Overview.- Physiological Mechanisms.- Integrative Control Mechanisms for Cardiorespiratory and Somatomotor Functions in the Reticular Formation of the Lower Brain Stem.- A Physiological Review of Mechanisms Involved in the Cardiovascular Correlates of Muscular Activity.- Relations between Changes in Cardiac Parasympathetic Activity and Heart Rate Variability.- Quantification and Validation of Models.- Investigating Heart Rate Variability: Problems and Pitfalls.- Heart Rate Variability in Normal Adults.- Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia: Physiological Basis, Quantitative Methods, and Clinical Implications.- Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and Parasympathetic Cardiac Control: Some Basic Issues Concerning Quantification, Applications and Implications.- Cardiac-Respiratory Integration: Implications for the Analysis and Interpretation of Phasic Cardiac Responses.- Psychophysiological Approaches.- Behavioral Modulation of Cardiovascular and Somatomotor-Cardiovascular Interactions in the Non-Human Primate.- Factors Influencing the Covariation of Heart Rate and Oxygen Consumption J. Brener.- The Integration and Differentiation of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Responses to Stress.- The Hierarchical Order of Cardiovascular-Respiratory Coupling.- Patterns of Cardiovascular-Somatic-Respiratory Interactions in the Continuous Perceptual-Motor Task Paradigm.- Biofeedback and Self-Regulation.- Biofeedback-Assisted Heart Rate Deceleration: Specificity of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects in Normal and High-Risk Subjects.- The Use of Feedback to Reduce the Cardiovascular Response to Exercise.- Spectral Analysis of Biofeedback Induced Heart Rate Decreases in Sinus Tachycardia.- Biofeedback-Assisted Control of Heart Period Variability.- Clinical Applications.- Hyperventilation as Diagnostic Stress Test for Variant Angina and Cardiomyopathy: Cardiovascular Responses, Likely Triggering Mechanisms and Psychophysiological Implications.- Hyperventilation and Ischaemic Heart Disease.- Vasovagal Syncope: Antecedent Psychosocial Factors and Pathophysiology.- Heart Rate Variability in Autonomic Neuropaths and Newborn Babies.- Contributors.

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