Thermoregulation and Exercise: A Review

Thermoregulation and Exercise: A Review The concept of thermoregulation and the idea that the body controls and regulates body temperatures through different mechanisms has been discussed since the early work of Liebermeister in 1875 (Werner, 1979). Back in 1875, Liebermeister suggested that fever resulted from an imbalance between heat production and heat loss, which was […]

Physical Exercise & Sleep: A Review

Physical Exercise & Sleep: A (very small) Review   The context In today’s society, where sleeping time averages have been constantly diminishing since the invention of the light bulb (Sleep in America Poll, 2003) and stressful environments (Myllymaki, T et al. 2011), it has been reported that 7 out of 10 Americans indicate having frequent […]

The effects of CORE exercises on Chronic Low Back Pain: A Review

 The effects of CORE exercises on Chronic Low Back Pain: A (small) Review The Context Osteopathic medicine is a medical system of diagnosis and therapy based on manual techniques, preaching a holistic  approach (Orrock & Myers, 2013), ultimately seeking auto-regulation and equilibrium in all physiological systems of the human body. Albeit the capacity of treating […]

L’ostéopathie au Québec

  L’ostéopathie au Québec L’ostéopathie au Québec est une jeune médecine, considérant qu’elle est pratiquée aux États-Unis depuis la fin du 19iem siècle, et en Europe, depuis le 20iem siècle. Ce système de médecine développé par un médecin américain, Andrew Taylor Still, fleuris au Québec depuis environ 30 ans, et ce n’est qu’un début. Nous […]