Energy Medicine in Therapeutics and Human Performance,
Edition 1
By James L. Oschman, PhD

Publication Date: 30 Sep 2003
This book brings into focus the wide variety of emerging information on energy medicine, and explores mechanisms by which mind and body processes influence the body's healing and performance potential. The author draws on information from an extraordinary range of sources - from physiology and biophysics, to examples drawn from the realms of spontaneous healing, cutting edge athletic and artistic performance, the martial arts, and various contemplative and spiritual practices.In this book, the author focuses on the roles of electrons, electromagnetic fields, and related energetic and quantum processes, the properties of space, and consciousness itself. Both readers with no previous knowledge of this subject area and those who have studied it in some detail will find insights here which are exciting, illuminating and will directly help their own therapeutic practice and performance potential.

Key Features

  • Provides an understanding of the nature of energy medicine by exploring science and common experience
  • Explains complex scientific concepts in ways that are both vivid and easy to grasp
  • Connects abstract theories with practical applications
  • Addresses technical detail in a manner that allows readers from different backgrounds and with different depths of experience to choose their own level of access
  • Includes detailed references with cutting-edge research and time-tested studies for the most well rounded perspective on the subject
  • Written by a well-known and highly respected author in this complex and emerging field of study
  • About the author
    By James L. Oschman, PhD, Nature's Own Research Association, Dover, USA
    Table of Contents
    Prologue, Preface, Acknowledgements, Introduction
    Chapter 1 A brief history of energy medicine, Chapter 2 Energy medicine today, Chapter 3 A place for science, Chapter 4 Prof takes on cancer, Chapter 5 A kitten and a fly, Chapter 6 Sensation and movement at the edge, Chapter 7 Another way of knowing and moving, Chapter 8 Introducing the living matrix, Chapter 9 Properties of the living matrix, Chapter 10 The living matrix and acupuncture, Chapter 11 More clues from acupuncture, Chapter 12 Continuum in natural systems, Chapter 13 A crisis in bioenergetics, Chapter 14 Introducing biological coherence, Chapter 15 Limitations of the neuron doctrine, Chapter 16 Sensation and movement, Chapter 17 Neural communication, Chapter 18 Muscle contraction, Chapter 19 Biological coherence: the Davydov soliton, Chapter 20 Solitons and muscle contraction, Chapter 21 Sensing solitons in soft tissues, Chapter 22 Soft tissue memory, Chapter 23 Soft tissue holography, Chapter 24 A Continuum Pathway for sensation and movement, Chapter 25. Quantum Coherence in the Living Matrix.
    Book Reviews
    "Despite its title, the book is not so much about therapeutics and human performance as 'multiple working hypotheses' for understanding this practice. Thus it is designed not so much to convince as to inquire and stimulate creative thought. A such, it is admirable as a piece of experimental writing" David Mayor, European Journal of Oriental Medicine
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780750654005
    Page Count: 400
    Retail Price : £38.99

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