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My Journey with Dance and Mental Health | Kevin Turner | TEDxLancasterU
Kevin's talk explores the transformative power of the arts and discusses the impact it has had on him as a person who has a mental health condition. Kevin shares his life story introducing us to his background, how he became a professional dance artist, and how his mental health interacted with his development as an artist. Kevin studied formally at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance where he gained his first class degree. His professional engagements include working with Rambert Dance Company, Scottish Dance Theatre, Phoenix Dance Theatre, CassaniDance, Rubberbanddancegroup (Canada), Henri Oguike Dance Company, Company Decalage, Mad Dogs Dance Theatre and Roda. In the summer of 2007 Kevin was awarded the prestigious Danceweb Scholarship under the framework of ImPulsTanz, Vienna. Turner has worked in collaboration with Gansango in Seattle USA, Crossfade in Budapest, Hungary and Navala Chaudhuri in London. He has taught in most major British contemporary dance institutions, as well as Canada, The USA, Spain, Hungary and the Caribbean. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Dystonia. Rewiring the brain through movement and dance | Federico Bitti | TEDxNapoli
Using my body I was able to teach my brain, it takes exercise, discipline, a lot of work and time, but there’s something else… There is something that we might underestimate, that can be revolutionary, which is different for each person, patient, human being… This was my something! Born in Rome in 1974, at the moment he's working as multimedia journalist for Repubblica.it website. From 2007 he's suffering from a movements disturbing rare disease called Cervical Dystonia that's deeply affecting his life and his career. After the suitable treatments and the refuse for a neurosurgical operation he's experiencing an innovative treatment conceived by a Spanish expert in biomechanics in Toronto (Joaquin Farias). This treatment is based on the usage of movement, dance in his case, to retrain his brain retrieving movement capacity and get a correct posture. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
TEDxOslo - Peter Lovatt - Dance, thinking, hormones
Dr Peter Lovatt is an academic Psychologist and a Dancer. Dr Peter Lovatt is a Reader in Psychology and a Principal lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, where he heads the Dance Psychology Lab. Before starting on an academic career Peter was a professional dancer. Peter studied Theatre and Creative Arts at East Herts College before training in dance and musical theatre at the Guildford School of Acting. Peter was trained in Cecchetti ballet (Angela Hardcastle) and National dance and Pas de Deux (Robert Harold). Peter also studied jazz, tap, historical and contemporary dance. After graduating Peter worked in most of the UK's number 1 theatres and on the international dance circuit. He was a member of George Mitchell's Minstrel Show, worked with choreographer Ray Cornell, and performed in panto at Richmond Theatre. Peter left full time theatre to study Psychology and English at Roehampton Institute, and graduated from the University of Surrey. He then took an MSc in Neural Computation from the Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neurosciences at the University of Stirling (funded by a SERC scholarship), and did his doctoral research in the department of Psychology at Essex University (funded by a University Teaching Fellowship). In 1998 Peter joined the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, at Cambridge University, as a Senior Research Psychologist. After a spell in industry, as a Principal Research Scientist for a speech-based R&D company, he joined Kingston University, where he was the co-ordinator of the Psychology Research Unit and Deputy Head of the School of Social Sciences. Peter joined the School of Psychology at Hertfordshire in September 2004. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
TEDxObserver - Peter Lovatt - Psychologist and dancer
Dance and the mind Peter is a reader in psychology and principle lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, but his first love was dance. Before entering academia, he trained at the Guildford School of Acting and the Cecchetti Ballet, and worked as a professional dancer. Later, he went to study psychology and computational neuroscience and in 2008, he set up the first Dance Psychology Lab. This has enabled him to combine his twin passions of dance and psychology and, through experimental work, to explore the ways in which dance, and different types of dance, can affect the brain. His most recent work, and the subject of his talk, has involved investigating the effects of dance on people suffering from Parkinson's Disease. Dr Peter Lovatt's talk at TEDxObserver (http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx) 2010 was cited by many in the audience as one of their highlights of the day. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
The Nuts and Bolts of Better Brains: Harnessing the Power of Neuroplasticity
What if your brain at 77 were as plastic as it was at 7? What if you could learn Mandarin with the ease of a toddler or play Rachmaninoff without breaking a sweat? A growing understanding of neuroplasticity suggests these fantasies could one day become reality. Neuroplasticity may also be the key to solving diseases like Alzheimer’s, depression, and autism. In this program, leading neuroscientists discuss their most recent findings and both the tantalizing possibilities and pitfalls for our future cognitive selves. PARTICIPANTS: Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Nim Tottenham, Carla Shatz MODERATOR: Guy McKhann MORE INFO ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND PARTICIPANTS: https://www.worldsciencefestival.com/programs/nuts-bolts-better-brains-harnessing-power-neuroplasticity/ This program is part of the BIG IDEAS SERIES, made possible with support from the JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION. - SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel and "ring the bell" for all the latest videos from WSF - VISIT our Website: http://www.worldsciencefestival.com - LIKE us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldsciencefestival - FOLLOW us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WorldSciFest TOPICS: - Opening film 00:00 - What is neuroplasticity? 03:53 - Participant introductions 04:21 - Structure of the brain 05:21 - Is the brain fundamentally unwired at the start? 07:02 - Why does the process of human brain development seem inefficient? 08:30 - Balancing stability and plasticity 10:43 - Critical periods of brain development 13:01 - Extended human childhood development compared to other animals 14:54 - Stability and. plasticity in the visual system 17:37 - Reopening the visual system 25:13 - Pros and cons of brain plasticity vs. stability 27:28 - Plasticity in the autistic brain 29:55 - What is Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) 31:25 - Phases of emotional development 33:10 - Schizophrenia and plasticity 37:40 - Recovery from brain injury 40:24 - Modern rehabilitation techniques 47:21 - Holy grail of Neuroscience 50:12 - Enhancing memory performance as we age 53:37 - Regulating emotions 57:19 PROGRAM CREDITS: - Produced by Nils Kongshaug - Associate Produced by Christine Driscoll - Opening film written / produced by Vin Liota - Music provided by APM - Additional images and footage provided by: Getty Images, Shutterstock, Videoblocks This program was recorded live at the 2018 World Science Festival and has been edited and condensed for YouTube.
HOW TO TRAIN FOR STRENGTH, SPEED, FAT LOSS & ENDURANCE - THE WORLD'S FITTEST BOOK - London Real
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Stress and COVID 19: Improving The Immune System, Anxiety, and Depression
Professor Seheult, MD details fascinating research and links between stress, anxiety, depression, and our immune systems including: How do Olympic athletes optimize health in preparation for competition? How do stress, anxiety, and depression impact our immunity at the cellular level? What are the implications of this for COVID-19? (This video was recorded on March 8, 2021 and is coronavirus update 125) Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. TOPICS IN THIS VIDEO INCLUDE: 00:00 Overview of topics covered by Dr. Seheult 00:36 Impact of COVID-19 on mental health for patients and healthcare workers 02:22 Data on anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic 03:35 Criteria used to measure and diagnose depression 04:33 Connections between depression, anxiety, and the immune system 06:52 Research on how stress, fear, and anxiety affect immune system function and physiology 17:00 Discovery of “inflammasomes,” their role in the immune system, and how exercise helps 21:12 Exercise to boost the immune system 22:55 Why exercise intensity matters: moderate versus heavy exertion 29:35 How elite athletes keep their immune systems robust 36:10 Obesity and increased risk of infections and inflammation 37:57 Post-exercise carbohydrates and inflammation reduction 39:15 Polyphenols from fruits and vegetables have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidative and immune cell signaling effects 40:35 Study on exercise reducing depression and inflammation in university students 46:09 When not to exercise during COVID-19 pandemic 47:08 Studies and recommendations on cardiopulmonary considerations for student-athletes 50:23 Summary of topics covered, and can saunas have the same positive immune benefits as moderate exercise? LINKS / REFERENCES: Top E.R. Doctor Who Treated Virus Patients Dies by Suicide (NYT) | https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-doctor-suicide-coronavirus.html Association of Home Quarantine and Mental Health Among Teenagers in Wuhan, China, During the COVID-19 Pandemic (JAMA) | https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2775249?guestAccessKey=c35f80fd-8ffb-410f-aed7-bb9f9ce20d8b&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=011921 Chronic stress, glucocorticoid receptor resistance, inflammation, and disease risk (PNAS) | https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3341031/ Synergistic effects of psychological and immune stressors on inflammatory cytokine and sickness responses in humans (Science Direct) | https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159108003760?via%3Dihub Anxiety about coronavirus can increase the risk of infection — but exercise can help (The Conversation) | https://theconversation.com/anxiety-about-coronavirus-can-increase-the-risk-of-infection-but-exercise-can-help-133427 NLRP3 inflammasome-driven pathways in depression: Clinical and preclinical findings (Science Direct) | https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0889159117300648 The inflammasome: Pathways linking psychological stress, depression, and systemic illnesses (Brain, Behavior, and Immunity) | https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4426992/ The compelling link between physical activity and the body's defense system (Science Direct) | https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095254618301005?via%3Dihub#bib0065 Exercise reduces depression and inflammation but intensity matters (Science Direct) | https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0301051118300656?via%3Dihub Cardiopulmonary Considerations for High School Student-Athletes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: NFHS-AMSSM Guidance Statement (SAGE) | https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1941738120941490 THE MEDCRAM WEBSITE: Visit us for videos on over 60 medical topics and CME / CEs for medical professionals. All coronavirus updates are available at MedCram.com (including more discussion on COVID stress, anxiety, mental health awareness, and depression). MEDCRAM WORKS WITH MEDICAL PROGRAMS AND HOSPITALS: MedCram offers group discounts for students and a variety of medical programs, hospitals, and other institutions. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. MEDIA CONTACT: Media Contact: email@example.com Media contact info: https://www.medcram.com/pages/media-contact Video Produced by Kyle Allred FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://www.facebook.com/MedCram https://twitter.com/MedCramVideos https://www.instagram.com/medcram DISCLAIMER: MedCram medical videos are for medical education and exam preparation, and NOT intended to replace recommendations from your doctor. #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 #MentalHealth
Regrowing Your Brain: BDNF, The Vagus Nerve, & Neurogenesis | Dr. Titus Chiu
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