DR FRANCIS LE ROUX

Qualifications
Area of Expertise
Courses
Brief CV – Dr Frances Le Roux

TRAINING:

Senior Certificate – Hugenot High School – 1973
BSc Physio – University Stellenbosch – 1977
MSc Physio – University Western Cape – 1999
PhD – University Stellenbosch – 2005 – Die effek van musiek op die immuunsisteem, emosies en longfunksie tydens die standaard fisioterapeutiese behandeling van spesifieke longpatologie.

ARTICLES (Recent):
1. Violence, Trauma and Music – Physio Forum, Jul 2003, Vol 17(4) 14-15.
2. Classical Music can change Violence and Trauma – Servamus, Aug 2005, 52-53.
3. Music Therapy for Mind and Body – Tygerland, Oct 2005, 31-32.
4. The Magnificat of JS Bach – Music for the soul & immune system – Natural Medicine, Oct/Nov 2006, 102-13.
5. The effect of choral music on emotions, immune parameters and lung function during physiotherapy treatment of pneumonia and bronchitis – South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 2007 (in publication).
6. The Effect of Bach’s Magnificat on Emotions, Immune and Endocrine Parameters During Physiotherapy Treatment of Patients with Infectious Lung Conditions – Journal of Music Therapy, XLIV (2) 2007, 156-168.

BOOKS (ACADEMIC):
1. Music is Healing.  Nov 2006, BookSurge:USA.

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