|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport eTheses|
|Title:||The acute (immediate) specific haemodynamic effects of reflexology|
|Publisher:||University of Stirling|
|Abstract:||Reflexology is one of the top six complementary therapies used in the UK. Reflexologists claim that massage to specific points of the feet increases blood supply to referred or 'mapped' organs in the body. Empirical evidence to validate this claim is scarce. This three-phase RCT measured changes in haemodynamic parameters in subjects receiving reflexology treatment applied to specific areas of the foot which are thought to correspond to the heart (intervention) compared with reflexology applied to other areas on the foot which are not (control).|
|Type:||Thesis or Dissertation|
|Reflexology - Science or Belief.pdf||article||1.02 MB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
|A Proposed Reductionist Solution to Address the Methodological Challenges in Reflexology Research - A Discussion Paper.pdf||article||54.68 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
|Is there a specific haemodynamic effect in reflexology - a systematic review.pdf||article||162.63 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
|Reported treatment strategies for reflexology in cardiac patients and inconsistencies in the location of the heart reflex point - An online survey.pdf||article||354.84 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
|Reflexology has an acute immediate haemodynamic effect - An RCT in healthy volunteers.pdf||article||554.69 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
|JENNY JONES THESIS.pdf||Main thesis file||5.37 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
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