How Can I Earn Continuing Education Credits By Reading Articles?

BCIA is proud to offer you the opportunity to earn quality continuing education (CE) hours for recertification by reading journal articles written by leaders in the field and passing brief quizzes. We believe this is one of the best ways to enhance your knowledge and stay current with the latest research available.

Please note: While the Biofeedback articles are free, other journals may charge a fee if you are not a member or do not have a subscription.

How It Works

Each quiz/article is worth 1 hour of continued education. To get CE credit, you must purchase a link to the quizzes. You may select as many articles as you find interesting, and when you are ready to take those quizzes, you must log into the CE Exam Area using your BCIA login and password. If you do not have that information, contact BCIA and we will send it to you.

Once logged in, select the exams – as many or as few as you wish – one at a time or in multiples and purchase the password ($15 per quiz). Use the credit card payment option and BCIA will process your request, sending you a link to the quizzes you have purchased within 48 hours.

BCIA will periodically add new articles to this list. We hope that you will enjoy this low-cost alternative to enhancing your professional knowledge. Let us know if you find articles that you believe should be included in this reading list.

We've arranged the articles by topic and included their links.

Breathing

Courtney, R. (Summer 2008). Strengths, weaknesses, and possibilities of the Buteyko breathing method. Biofeedback, 36(2), 59-63.

Ritz, T., Meuret, A. E., Wilhelm, F. H., & Roth, W. T. (2009). Changes in pCO2, symptoms, and lung function of asthma patients during capnometry-assisted breathing training. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34(1), 1-6.

Van Dixhoorn, J. (Summer 2008). Whole-body breathing. Biofeedback, 36(2), 54-58.

Electromyography

Neblett, R., & Perez, Y. (Summer 2010). Surface electromyography biofeedback training to address muscle inhibition as an adjunct to postoperative knee rehabilitation. Biofeedback, 38(2), 56-63.

Shaffer, F., & Neblett, R. (Summer 2010). Practical Anatomy and Physiology: The Skeletal Muscle System. Biofeedback, 38(2), 47-51.

Ethics

Striefel, S. (Summer 2009). Ethical treatment of traumatic brain injury. Biofeedback, 37(3), 88-91.

Striefel, S. (Winter 2008). The case for clinical practice guidelines for neurofeedback and general biofeedback. Biofeedback, 36(4), 121–125.

Striefel, S. (Summer 2008). Ethical issues in breathing and yoga treatment techniques. Biofeedback, 36(2), 46-48.

Striefel, S. (Spring 2008). Ethical aspects of heart rate variability biofeedback. Biofeedback, 36(1), 5-8.

Striefel, S. (Summer 2007). Ethical practice issues in treating pain. Biofeedback, 35(2), 44-47.

Striefel, S. (Winter 2006). Uncertainties in daily practice. Biofeedback, 34(4), 123-126.

Striefel, S. (Spring 2006). Boundaries and scope of practice issues in treating pelvic floor disorders. Biofeedback, 34(1), 3-6.

Heart Rate Variability

Aubert, A. E., & Verheyden, B. (Spring 2008). Neurocardiology: A bridge between the brain and the heart. Biofeedback, 36(1), 15-17.

Gevirtz, R., & Dalenberg, C. (Spring 2008). Heart rate variability biofeedback in the treatment of trauma symptoms. Biofeedback, 36(1), 22-23.

Peper, E., Harvey, R., Linn, I.-M., Tylova, H., & Moss, D. (Summer 2007). Is there more to blood volume pulse than heart rate variability, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, and cardiorespiratory synchrony? Biofeedback, 35(2), 54-61.

Karavidas, M. (Spring 2008). Heart rate variability biofeedback for Major Depression. Biofeedback, 36(1), 18-21.

Lagos, L., Vaschillo, E., Vaschillo, B., Lehrer, P., Bates, M., & Pandina, R. (Fall 2008). Heart rate variability biofeedback as a strategy for dealing with competitive anxiety: A case study. Biofeedback, 36(3), 109-115.

Neurofeedback

Cannon, R., Lubar, J., & Baldwin, D. (2008). Self-perception and experiential schemata in the addicted brain. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(4), 223-238.

Chabot, R. J., di Michele, F., & Prichep, L. (2005). The role of quantitative electroencephalography in child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 21-53.

Collura, T. F. (Winter 2008). Neuronal dynamics in relation to normative electroencephalography assessment and training. Biofeedback, 36(4), 134-139.

Gruzelier, J., & Egner, T. (2005). Critical evaluation studies of neurofeedback. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 83-104.

Hammond, D. C. (2005). Neurofeedback with anxiety and affective disorders. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 105-123.

Hammond, D. C. (Fall 2006). Quantitative electroencephalography patterns associated with medical conditions. Biofeedback, 34(3), 87-94.

Hirshberg, L.M., Chiu, S., & Frazier, J. A. (2005). Emerging brain-based interventions for children and adolescents: Overview and clinical perspective. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 1-19.

Monastra, V. J. (2005). Electroencephalographic biofeedback (neurotherapy) as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Rationale and empirical foundation. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 55-82.

Saab, M. (Winter 2008). Basic concepts of surface electroencephalography and signal processing as applied to the practice of biofeedback. Biofeedback, 36(4), 128-133.

Schummer, G. J. (Winter 2008). The dysconnection syndrome. Biofeedback, 36(4), 157-162.

Sokhadze, T.M., Cannon, R. L., Trudeau, D. L. (2008). EEG biofeedback as a treatment for substance use disorders: Review, rating of efficacy, and recommendations for further research. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(1), 1-28.

Thornton, K. E., & Carmody, D. P. (2009). Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation: QEEG biofeedback treatment protocols. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34(1), 59-68.

Trudeau, D. L. (2005). Applicability of brain wave biofeedback to substance use disorder in adolescents. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America, 14(1), 125-136.

Pain

Geisser, M. E. (Spring 2007). Surface electromyography and low back pain. Biofeedback, 35(1), 13-16.

Gevirtz, R. (Summer 2006). The muscle spindle trigger point model of chronic pain. Biofeedback, 34(2), 53-56.

Glaros, A. G. (2008). Temporomandibular disorders and facial pain: A psychophysiological perspective. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(3), 161-171.

Neblett, R. (Spring 2007). Correcting abnormal lumbar flexion surface electromyography patterns in chronic low back pain subjects. Biofeedback, 35(1), 17-22.

Nestoriuc, Y., Martin, A., Rief., W., & Andrasik, F. (2008). Biofeedback treatment for headache disorders: A comprehensive efficacy review. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(3), 125-140.

PMD Biofeedback - Elimination Disorders & Pelvic Pain

Dickinson, R. (Spring 2006). What you wanted to know about urodynamics but were afraid to ask. Biofeedback, 34(1), 17-19.

Glazer, H. (Spring 2006). Intravaginal surface electromyography in the diagnosis and treatment of vulvovaginal pain disorders. Biofeedback, 34(1), 12-16.

McGee, D. (Spring 2006). Laboratory Evaluation of Anorectal Function and the Relationship to Biofeedback. Biofeedback, 34(1), 25-33.

Sherman, R. (Spring 2006). Behavioral assessments and treatments for many pelvic floor problems are effective and simple to perform. Biofeedback, 34(1), 8-11.

Sherman, R. (Spring 2006). Behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence among healthy young women. Biofeedback, 34(1), 34-36.

Striefel, S. (Spring 2006). Boundaries and scope of practice issues in treating pelvic floor disorders. Biofeedback, 34(1), 3-6.

Relaxation

Smith, J. C. (Fall 2007). The new psychology of relaxation and renewal. Biofeedback, 35(3), 85-89.

What is Progressive Certification?
Recertification
Continuing Education
Take an Online Continuing Education Exam
How Can I Reinstate My Lapsed Certification?
Frequently Asked Questions
How Can I Become Recertified?
How Can I Earn Continuing Education Credits By Reading Articles?
What Does Recertification Cost?
Update Your Professional Listing
Market Your Practice - Professional Tools
Public Information Office
Recommended Readings
Job Board
Become a Mentor
Provide Didactic Training