Hardening

  • The hardening of the children
  • Hardening is to increase the body's resistance to the effects of weather-climatic conditions (low and high temperature, solar radiation, barometric pressure, and other). Based on the ability of human body to adapt to changing environmental conditions (see Introduction).
    The hardening may be passive (addiction) and active, organized, dosed, conducted by the General rules of training. In the result of hardening increases the body's resistance to various adverse conditions and especially to action hardening factor (see Aerotherapy, Heliotherapy, Climatotherapy).
    As an independent method of improving health and fighting colds used hardening cold. The essence of hardening is gradually increasing cooling. Depending on physical development, degree of persistence and health, and establish various modes amount of cooling. The easiest form of tempering is to stay in cool weather in open areas or in the open air in a state of rest or motion activity (gymnastics, Hiking, games, etc) from an hour to several hours and hours. Tempering water treatments may be in the form of moist skin, rinse with cool water of the face, chest, legs, cool douches, showers, baths, Okoniny and swimming. The highest degree of hardening is bathing in winter in ice water, which is not recommended without medical examination and preparation. Tempering procedure is quick transition from hot douches, Laundry rinsing uses to cold, and Vice versa. Various forms of hardening moderate impacts alternate and repeat 2-3 times a day. If chill, shivering and other unpleasant sensations time or intensity tempering procedure reduced. In case of signs of disease, hardening temporarily cease, after recovery resume with initial period. Hardening is contraindicated in acute inflammatory processes, malignant tumors.
    The doctor sets the mode for which you want to hardening depending on your endurance. Nurse conducts the procedure and follows its portability.
    Tempering water procedures - see also Swimming.