Rock climbing and TBI

People who rock climb are very passionate about their hobby.

Of course, it is a dangerous sport.

people have been known to get traumatic brain injury (TBI) from the sport.

There is evidenced-based research that yoga and mindfulness can help with TBI.

However, people who rock climb may be already at a predisposition to have enhanced mindfulness focus like a zen master.

Read about it here:

https://www.outsideonline.com/2200196/rock-climbing-therapy-brain-injuries

Exercise is good for emotional health

My professor in graduate school, Dr. David Austin shared about this info-graphic via the rec therapy listserv.

Check it out – click on the link:

We all know that exercise is good for your body, but it’s also good for your emotional health! Whether it is biking, dancing, yoga, or tai chi, being active can help lift your spirits. Check out this infographic to learn more:
Share this infographic with family and friends to inspire them to get moving!

Twitter: #PhysicalActivity can help lift you up when you’re feeling down! Read & share this infographic for more: http://bit.ly/2nsmRaD

Facebook: Physical activity has benefits for your physical, mental, and emotional health. Read and share this infographic from the National Institute on Aging at NIH:http://bit.ly/2o1FDa1

Yoga and Quality of Life – research

I love RT Wise Owls.

Temple provides a great site with research.

Today, research was posted on the Effect of Yoga on Quality of Life in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.

It was written by:

Kristen McCrane, 4+1 Accelerated BS in Therapeutic Recreation to MS in Recreation Therapy Student, kristen.marie.mccrane@temple.edu

Pei-Chun Hsieh, PhD, CTRS, Assistant Professor, Temple University, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Recreation Therapy Program, pchsieh@temple.edu

Read the article at this Temple – RT Wise Owls link:

https://sites.temple.edu/rtwiseowls/files/2017/01/Effect-of-Yoga-on-QOL_FINAL.pdf