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Volume 31,Number 2Summer,2003
Launching NewParadigms ofPsychophysiologicalSelf-RegulationLaunching NewParadigms ofPsychophysiologicalSelf-Regulation
“The Greatest Thing,Then,Is to Make the  Nervous System Our  Ally Instead of Our Enemy.” – William James 
“Miracles Do Not  Happen in Contradiction  to Nature, but Only in Contradiction to That  Which Is Known to Us About Nature.” — Saint Augustine 
The cover of the Summer Issue shows a graphic developed by Lynda Kirk, AAPB’s new president, conveying the inspirationalmessage of her inaugural remarks as president, at AAPB’s Jacksonville conference in March 2003.This issue of 
has a number of special treats for read-ers. Randy Neblett is the editor for surface EMG topics, and hasrecruited two SEMG articles for this summer issue: an article dis-cussing a new approach for removing cardiac artifact from SEMGrecordings, and an introduction to the newly emergent field of aquatic biofeedback—using surface EMG with patients in the water!Katherine Gibney and Erik Peper provide a thought provokingarticle on the “Medicine of Fun,” suggesting that biofeedback ther-apy does not have to be all serious work, and that playfulness has acritical role to play in therapy and healing. Jeff Leonards begins anew series of articles on Sports Psychophysiology, with a review of current approaches applying biofeedback and psychophysiology tosports. David Siever also begins a new series, with an introductionto the exciting use of audio-visual stimulation to entrain the braintherapeutically. AVS has been shown to be useful in a number of applications, ranging from: 1) more effective induction of hypno-sis, to 2) assisting relaxation and sedation, to 3) improving atten-tion in individuals with ADHD. This first article provides a histo-ry of the development of audio-visual stimulation and an overview of the relevant basic science.Seb Striefel provides an article outlining some of the effects of the new federal privacy legislation (HIPAA) on clinical practice.Both patient confidentiality and record keeping are significantly affected by HIPAA. Eric Willmarth a reviews a new book editedand written by a number of AAPB members
, The Handbook of   Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care 
. Polina Cheng reports onthe current uses of biofeedback in Hong Kong.Finally, the News and Events section includes columns from AAPB’s new President, Lynda Kirk, the new President-Elect SteveBaskin, and AAPB’s Executive Director, Francine Butler. News andEvents also provides a photo collage from AAPB’s March annualmeeting in Jacksonville, Florida, and a summary of awards present-ed in Jacksonville.Proposals and Abstracts are now invited for special issues on:
Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
for Fall 2003, and
Case Studies in Clinical Psychophysiolo
gy in Spring 2004. The editor also welcomes proposals for future special issues of the
Biofeedback  Magazine 
Summer 20032
From the Editor
Donald Moss, PhD 
Donald Moss, PhD
From the Editor: Donald Moss, PhD2 \ Confidentiality and Psychotherapy Notes4
Sebastian Striefel 
Removing ECG Artifact from the Electromyographic Recording6
Thomas W.Spaulding, Lawrence M.Schleifer, EdD, Bradley D.Hatfield, PhD, Scott Kerick, PhD, and Jeffrey R.Cram, PhD 
Surface EMG and the Evolution of Aquatic Biofeedback11
Ron Fuller, BA, PTA
Exercise or Play? Medicine of Fun14
Katherine Gibney and Erik Peper 
Sport Psychophysiology: I. The Current State of Biofeedback 18with Athletes
Jeff Leonards 
Audio-Visual Entrainment: I. History and Physiological Mechanisms21
David Siever 
Review of Handbook of Mind Body Medicine for Primary Care28
Eric Willmarth 
Biofeedback in Hong Kong30
Polina Cheng 
Upcoming Workshops32From the President1AAwards and Recognition at the AAPB Annual Meeting3AFrom the President-Elect4AAbout the Authors: Profiles of Contributors31Summer 20033
is published four times per year anddistributed by the Association for Applied Psycho-physiology and Biofeedback. Circulation 2,100.ISSN 1081-5937.Editor: Donald Moss PhDAssociate Editor: Theodore J. LaVaque, PhDsEMG Section Editor: Randy Neblett, MAEEG Section Editor: Dale Walters, PhDReporter: Christopher L. Edwards, PhDReporter: John Perry, PhDManaging Editor: Michael P. ThompsonCopyright ©2003 by AAPB
Editorial Statement
Items for inclusion in
should be for-warded to the AAPB office. Material must be in pub-lishable form upon submission.Deadlines for receipt of material are as follows:November 1 for Spring issue,published April 15.April 1 for Summer issue,published August 5.May 15 for Fall issue,published September 15.September 1 for Winter issue,published January 15.Articles should be of general interest to theAAPB membership, informative and, where possi-ble, factually based. The editor reserves the right toaccept or reject any material and to make editorialand copy changes as deemed necessary.Feature articles should not exceed 2,500 words;department articles, 700 words; and letters to theeditor, 250 words. Manuscripts should be submittedon disk, preferably Microsoft Word or WordPerfect,for Macintosh or Windows, together with hard copyof the manuscript indicating any special text for-matting. Also submit a biosketch (30 words) andphoto of the author. All artwork accompanyingmanuscripts must be camera-ready. Graphics andphotos may be embedded in Word files to indicateposition only. Please include the original, high-res-olution graphic files with your submission – at least266dpi at final print size. TIFF or EPS preferred.AAPB is not responsible for the loss or return ofunsolicited articles.
accepts paid display and classifiedadvertising from individuals and organizations pro-viding products and services for those concernedwith the practice of applied psychophysiology andBiofeedback. Inquiries about advertising rates anddiscounts should be addressed to the ManagingEditor.Changes of address, notification of materials notreceived, inquiries about membership and othermatters should be directed to the AAPB Office:
Association for AppliedPsychophysiology and Biofeedback 10200 West 44th Ave., No. 304Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-2840Tel 303-422-8436Fax 303-422-8894E-mail: aapb@resourcenter.comWebsite: http://www.aapb.org
Volume 31,No 2Summer 2003
The articles in this issue reflect the opinions of the authors, and do not reflect the policies or official guidelines of AAPB, unless stated otherwise.

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