body rhythm

body rhythm

[′bäd·ē ‚rith·əm]
(physiology)
Any bodily process having some degree of regular periodicity.
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The basic objectives are to develop a good sense of body rhythm and melodic pitch.'
The move came after fears by religious authorities that it may encourage revealing clothing or mixing of the sexes, it had been taught under names such as "body rhythm" or "advanced aerobics".
"Our body rhythm is determined by exposure to light and dark," says psychologist and sleep expert Chireal Shallow.
Featuring easy to learn body rhythm techniques, "Rhythm of Math" teaches kids to use feet, hands, and voices to create rhythm experiences that teach math concepts through the "Body Music Rhythm Blocks" technique.
That's why it's so important to understand that circumstances lead to this situation, but forces can stop and change the wrong body rhythm.
People with shift-work sleep disorder can experience excessive daytime sleepiness because their body rhythm stays the same but the world changes around them, Dr.
Using the WOW with rhythmic resistance (a combination of coordinated body rhythm and energy), the musician performs warm-up and resetting movements that keep the body fit, help prevent injuries and burn calories.
Those shifts include phase delays in which the peak of a body rhythm (such as a peak in temperature) occurs at, or shifts, to a point later in the cycle.
Another body rhythm, the craniosacral system, exists not only in humans but in animals possessing a brain and spinal cord.
"Jet lag is when you are out of sync with your normal biological body rhythm, and we all know what that feels like.
Morgan, who specialises in insomnia management, says of the treatment: 'It's based around melatonin which is secreted during the hours of darkness and is the chemical messenger that keeps your body rhythm to a 24-hour clock.'