Glossary

Sometimes we can overwhelm people with technical terms. Here's a few words that may need a bit of explaining.

Anything else that isn't quite clear, please let us know.

Biofeedback

Is a training system utilising electronic monitoring to allow a participant to gain increased voluntary function of a particular physical system (stress control)

 

Epigenetics

Refers to the effect on genetic expression of enviormentmal factors (ie. nature versus nurture effect)

 

Evolutionary zone

A state in which lifestyle factors are creating positive systemic growth inducing changes

 

Habitual pattering ©

Relates to pattern of daily movement that reinforce cognitive and emotional states

 

Mind/body integration

The relationship between the human body and mind in which they are seen as a single integrated unit

 

Mylenation

The sheath around nerves that allow nerves to send and receive signals to different parts of the body

Neurofeedback Training

A system which allows participatns to become aware of the realtime functitioning of their brain states.  This is particularly useful for dealing with brain based functional disorders (behavourial disorders) without the use of medication

 

Neuroplasticity

This refers to the brains own innate self healing capacity.  Now widely accepted as a direct result of environmental inputs (ie the brain training effect)

 

NeuroWave ©

The world's first fully immersed virtual reality sensory movement rehabilitation system


PNI Psychoneuroimmunology

The study of the interaction between psychological processes and the nervous and immune systems of the human body

 

Sensory movement integration system

Our senses give us information about the physical conditions of our body and the environment around us. The brain must organize all of our sensations if a person is to move and learn and behave in a productive manner

 

Systemic

A whole of body and whole of mind effect

 

Virtual Reality

A computer generated 3 dimensional environment in which the user suspends belief and accepts as real.  Virutal reality is primiary experienced through movement, sight and sound stimulation

 

Wellness

An active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"

 

Work-fit capacity

An individual to effectively carry out their professional duties without injury

 

 

Neurogenic Training/Rehabilitation