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Peer Reviewed Publications

  • COURTNEY, R. C. 2013. The importance of correct breathing for raising healthy good looking children. Journal of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, 19, 20-26.

 

  • Courtney, R., Greenwood, K.M., Dixhoorn v, J. (2011)“'Medically unexplained dyspnoea partly mediated by dysfunctional (thoracic dominant ) breathing p attern' Journal of Asthma, 48, 259-265.

 

  • Courtney, R., Cohen, M., van Dixhoorn, J., & Greenwood, K. (2011) “Relationship of spontaneous breathing pattern and ability to achieve “coherence” of heart rate variability”. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 17, 38-44.2011

 

  • Courtney, R., K. Greenwood, et al. (2011). "Relationships between measures of dysfunctional breathing in a population with concerns about their breathing." Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 15(1): 24-34.

 

  • Courtney, R. (2009). Functions and dysfunctions of breathing and their relationship to breathing therapy.International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 12, 78-85.

 

  • Courtney, R., & Reece, J. (2009). Comparison of the Manual Assessment of Respiratory Motion (MARM) and the Hi Lo Breathing Assessment in determining a simulated breathing pattern.  International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine,12, 86-91.

 

  • Courtney, R., & Greenwood, K. M. (2009). Preliminary Investigation of a measure of dysfunctional breathing symptoms: the Self Evaluation of Breathing Questionnaire (SEBQ). International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 12, 121-127.

 

  • Courtney, R., & Cohen, M. (2008). Investigating the Claims of Konstantin Buteyko M.D., PhD: The Relationship of Breath Holding Time to End Tidal CO2 and other Proposed Measures of Dysfunctional Breathing. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(2), 115-123.

 

  • Courtney, R. (2008). Strengths, Weaknesses and Possibilities of the Buteyko Method. Biofeedback, 36(2), 59-63.

 

  • Courtney, R., van Dixhoorn, J., & Cohen, M. (2008). Evaluation of Breathing Pattern: Comparison of a Manual Assessment of Respiratory Motion (MARM) and Respiratory Induction Plethysmography. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33, 91-100.
  • Courtney, R. (2005c). Breathing Therapies. J Complement Med, 4(2), 81-85.

 

 Presentations Oral and Poster

  • Courtney, R. (2004a). Interview with Yogi's with over 20 years experience in Pranayama on their practice, benefits and adverse effects. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP), October 17-19, 2004, Princeton, New Jersy. ( Poster)
  • Courtney, R. (2004b). Normal and Dysfunctional Breathing: the wisdom of ancient traditional understanding and the evolution of modern scientific perspectives. Paper presented at the International Conference on Yoga and its Applications: Role of Yoga in Complementary Medicine. August 27-29, Brunswick, Victoria. (Oral)
  • Courtney, R. (2005a). Assessment of Measurement Tools of Dysfunctional Breathing. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference of Osteopathic Medicine, 15-18th September, Freiburg Germany (Oral)
  • Courtney, R. (2005b). The Breath as a bridge between mind and body: assessment and clinical implications of functional breathing disorders. Paper presented at the 11th International Holistic Health Conference, Sunshine Coast, QLD. (Oral)
  • Courtney, R., van Dixhoorn, J., & Cohen, M. (2006). Comparison of manual assessment of respiratory motion (marm) and respiratory induction plethysmograph ( the lifeshirt) in measurement of breathing pattern.  Presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.( ISARP), Newport, Rhode Island. (Poster)
  • Courtney, R., & Cohen, M. (2007). Correlation of breath holding time and other measures of dysfunctional breathing to end- tidal CO2. Proceedings of 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP), Hamburg, Germany, 14-16 September 2005. (Poster)
  • Courtney, R. (2007). Healthy Breathing, Healthy Child. Paper presented at the Mindd International Forum on Children, 18-21st May, Randwick, Sydney. (Oral)
  • Courtney, R. Greenwood, K. (2008) Preliminary investigation of a measure of dysfunctional breathing symptoms: the Self Evaluation of Breathing Questinnaire (SEBQ).  Presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.( ISARP), Anne Arbor, Michigan, USA, 5-7th October. (Poster)
  • Dixhoorn, J.v., Courtney, R., Anthonissen (2008) Treatment of Dysfunctional Breathing: MARM and Nijmegen Questionnaire.  Presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.( ISARP), Anne Arbor, Michigan, USA, 5-7th October. (Poster)
  • Courtney, R., (2008) The contribution of breathing to back and neck pain. Presented at the Australian Osteopathic Association Convocation , 16-19th October,  Sunshine Coast, Queensland. (Oral)
  • Courtney, R.,( 2009) What Osteopaths can do to improve common childrens health problems. Presented at the Australian Osteopathic Association Conference, October 16-18, Sydney, NSW. (Oral)
  • Courtney, R. (2009) "The relationship of breathing pattern to measures of breathing functionality used in breathing therapy".  Presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology.( ISARP), October 25-27, Berlin, Germany . (Oral)
  • COURTNEY, R. C. 2012. Dysfunctional Breathing. Landmark Scientific Symposium. Brisbane, Australia.