Quite simply, the industry standard resource in peripheral biofeedback. Includes coverage of EMG, temperature, EDR (galvanic skin response), EEG, HRV, and respiration biofeedback. Extensive documentation (22 chapters) of biofeedback for different types of disorders. Essential.
A definitive “how-to” guide for conducting peripheral biofeedback sessions with excellent background/history of each modality and additional learning resources. Includes coverage of SEMG, temperature, EDR, EKG, and HRV biofeedback along with one chapter on neurofeedback and multi-modal biofeedback.
A companion manual to the New Science of Breath book listed below that is presented in an attractive 8″x12″ full color workbook. Coherence Press continues to produce top-notch publications in heart rate variability (HRV) training. This is a premier book for learning about HRV and should be considered essential to the HRV clinician.
Cram’s Intro to EMG is one of the best EMG biofeedback book resources available. Criswell cover everything from the basics of EMG set and sensors, anatomy, clinical applications, an electrode atlas, and even normative data for normal EMG levels. An invaluable resource for the EMG biofeedback practitioner.
Absolutely essential book to better understand psychophysiology and the major systems, such as the autonomic nervous system, gastrointestinal system, and cardiac system. This is geared toward psychologists and not a medical textbook. Also includes excellent information on various forms of biofeedback. Close to a 1000 pages so considered a reference manual.
This is a book I wish I knew about at the start of my graduate level training. An excellent therapist manual that details common therapeutic techniques used in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine for the management of stress and anxiety. Includes a diverse range of topics, such as autogenic training, progressive muscle relaxation, hypnosis, neurofeedback, biofeedback, and breathing retraining.
The Coherent Heart: Heart-Brain Interactions, Psychophysiological Coherence, and the Emergence of System-Wide Order. This e-book summarizes the state of the art of Heartmath HRV research. A more thorough and technical explanation of HRV and coherence that includes a review of the 6 modes (heart rhythm patterns) identified so far. Essential reading for any clinician or researcher interested in HRV.
The premier book for heart rate variability (HRV). Thoroughly explains the physical, psychological, and physiological effects of HRV. Geared toward professionals, but also a very accessible book for the general public. The authors are great people too! Highly recommended.