Sustento Bibliográfico

AWAKE, es una aproximación experiencial que ha sintetizado e integrado los aportes de la ciencia, de muchos profesionales y de ciertas aproximaciones espirituales. A continuación, los libros e investigaciones en los que se sustenta:

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  13. Brulé D. (2017). Just Breathe: mastering breathwork for success in life, love, business, and beyond. New York: Enliven. ISBN: 978-1-5011-3438-8.
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  17. Buijze, G. A., de Jong, H. M. Y., Kox, M. van de Sande, M. G., van Schaardenburg, D., van Vugt, R. M., Popa, C. D., Pickkers, P. y Baeten, D. L. P. (2019). An add- on training program involving breathing exercises, cold exposure, and meditations attenuates inflammation and disease activity in axial spondylarthritis- a proof of concept trial. PLOS ONE; 14 (12), e0225749.
  18. Cancelliero-Gaiad, K. M., Ike, D., Pantoni, C. B. F., Borghi- Silva, A. & Costa, D. (2014). Respiratory pattern of diaphragmatic breathing and pilates breathing in COPD subjects. Braz J Phys Ther., 18 (4), 291-299.
  19. Carter, J., Gerbarg, P., Brown, R., Ware, R., D’Ambrosio, C., Anand, L., Dirlea, M., Vermani, M., & Katzman, M. (2013). Multi-Component Yoga Breath Program for Vietnam Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Trauma Stress Disor Treat, 2:3. doi 10.4172/2324-8947.1000108
  20. Celhay, I., Cordova, R., Miralles, R., Meza, F., Erices, P., Barrientos, C. & Valenzuela, S. (2015). Effect of upper costal and costo-diaphragmatic breathing types on electromyographic activity of respiratory muscles. The Journal of craniomandibular & sleep practice, 33 (2).
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  22. Chapman, E. B., Hansen- Honeycutt, J., Naspany, A., Baker, R. T. & May, J. (2016). A clinical guide to the assessment and treatment of breathing patterns disorders in the physically active: part 1. The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 11 (5).
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