AAPB 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting
Reconnection is imminent! As the veil lifts on these extraordinary times, it is time to look forward. All signs point to the re-emergence of some return to normalcy this fall. AAPB invites you to "thrive together" at the 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting on October 20-23, 2021 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida - with virtual considerations for presenters and attendees who may not be ready to travel.
AAPB VIRTUAL EVENTS!
2021 Webinar/Virtual Extended Workshop Schedule - CE credits provided
Lynda Thompson, PhD
May 4 & 6:
Angele McGrady, PhD and Erik Peper, PhD
May 11-12, 2021:
Eric Willmarth, PhD and Donald Moss, PhD
May 18-20, 2021:
Fredrick Shaffer, PhD; Donald Moss, PhD; and Inna Khazan, PhD
AAPB Virtual Workshops, Webinars, Equipment Coaching sessions and MORE!!! Check back after the new year for the complete schedule!
In Memoriam: Michael Thompson, MD
Michael Thompson, MD, honored AAPB with his presence and active participation for many decades. He was a foundational, best-selling textbook author, a prolific instructor, an AAPB Fellow and an AAPB Distinguished Scientist Award winner.
Biofeedback providers necessarily make contact with patients or clients using sterile and non-sterile instruments and sensors. Many biofeedback providers lack the aseptic technique training that is common to licensed medical providers. This review familiarizes biofeedback providers with the essential principles and procedures of infection risk mitigation by touching on routes of disease transmission, disinfection, sanitization, and Spaulding classification. Basic suggestions for infection risk mitigation standards of practice are offered.
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What is Biofeedback?
Biofeedback has evolved from a fascination in the 1960s and 70s to a mainstream methodology today for treating certain medical conditions and improving human performance. This evolution has been driven by years of scientific research demonstrating that the mind and body are connected, and that people can be taught to harness the power of this connection to change physical activity and improve health and function. Public interest in biofeedback is growing, and with it the need for a clear answer to the question, “what is biofeedback?” The leading professional organizations representing the field have answered with the following standard definition: