The energy balance equation: looking back and looking forward are two very different views


The energy balance equation has served as an important tool for the study of bioenergetics. It is based on one of the most fundamental properties of thermodynamics and has been invaluable in unde...

Creating Balance from Natural Body Natural Mind


An excerpt from the book "Natural Body Natural Mind: Health, Ecology, and the Human Spirit," by Bill Tara is presented.

The benefits of balance training


The article looks at the health benefits of balance training. This kind of physical training helps reduce the risk of falls in older adults with balance problems and women with low bone mass. Bal...

Vertigo: Not your average dizzy spell


Presents information on vertigo. Causes of vertigo; Details on benign positional vertigo; Association of vertigo with Meniere's disease and vestibular neuronitis. INSETS: Anatomy of balance: th...

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