Publications

Acupuncture Related Publications

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Mori, H., Nishijo, K. The Effect of Massage on Localized Lumbar Muscle Fatigue. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2:9, 2002

 

Tanaka, T.H. Acupuncture Status in Canada: Summary of Educational, Social and Legislative Issues in Ontario. Journal of The Japan Society of Acupuncture, Vol. 51, No. 5, 623-627, 2001

 

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K. Influence of Acupuncture Stimulation on Dynamic Electromyographic Activity. Journal of The Japan Society of Acupuncture, Vol. 48, No. 2, 105-119, 1998

 

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K. Dynamic Electromyographic Study on Acupuncture: Possible Influence in Synergistic Coordination. International Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 95, 51-61, 1998

 

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K. The Physiological Responses Induced by Superficial Acupuncture: A Comparative Study on Acupuncture Stimulation During Exhalation Phase and Continuous Stimulation. International Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 90, No. 1-2, 45-58, 1997 (Listed in the National Institute of Health, Consensus Statement on Acupuncture, September, 1997)

 

Tanaka, T.H. The Possibilities for Optimizing Acupuncture Treatment Results through Synchronization with Somatic State: Examination of Autonomic Response to Superficial Needling During Exhalation. American Journal of Acupuncture, Vol. 24, No. 4, 233-239, 1996

 

Tanaka, T.H. Neuromuscular Response Induced by Superficial Acupuncture Stimulation. The Journal of Japanese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Vol. 55, No 12, 27-34, 1996

 

Tanaka, T.H. The Somatic Reaction Induced by Acupuncture Stimulation: Autonomic Nervous System Response and Electromyographic Activity. Doctoral Dissertation, Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 57, No. 6, 1996

 

Tanaka, T.H. The Creation and Efficacy of a HRV-Autonomic Trainer CD in Assisting Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Training: Preliminary Report. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Jacksonville, Florida March 27-30, 2003

 

Tanaka, T.H., Mori, H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K. Influence of Local Massage Application on Fatigue Scale and EMG Power Spectrum During Sustained Muscle Contraction. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Jacksonville, Florida March 27-30, 2003

 

Tanaka, T.H., Mori, H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K. Effect of Massage on Muscle Fatigue and Recovery. Paper presented at the International Symposium on the Science of Touch, Montreal Canada, May 16-18, 2002

 

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K. Electrophysiological Study of Acupuncture Stimulation Synchronized with Patient’s Respiratory Rhythm. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Raleigh-Durham, NC, March 29-April 1, 2001

 

Tanaka, T.H. Physiological Effects of Superficial Acupuncture: The Technique Focusing on Patient�s Respiratory Rhythm: Paper presented at the 7th Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, October 21-22, 2000

 

Tanaka, T.H. Superficial Acupuncture Needling Technique Utilizing Patient�s Biological Rhythm: Summary of Study Findings Using Various Physiological Indexes, Paper presented at the 4th World Congress of Medical Acupuncture and Natural Medicine, Edmonton, AB, August 25-27, 2000

 

Tanaka, T.H. The Role of Acupuncture in Enhancing Synergistic Coordination: A Study Using Dynamic EMG Assessment, Invited presentation at the 5th Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Stanford University, CA., September 26-27, 1998

 

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K. The Effect of Acupuncture on Correcting Muscle Asymmetry: Dynamic Electromyographic Study. Paper presented at the XIIth Congress of the International Society for Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, Montreal, QE., June 27-30, 1998

 

Tanaka, T.H. The Influence of Acupuncture on Synergistic Coordination. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Orlando, FL., April 1-5, 1998.

 

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K. Comparative Study on Acupuncture Stimulation During A Patient�s Exhalation Phase Only and Continuous Stimulation. Excellent Paper Award presentation at the 4th World Conference on Acupuncture, New York, 1996