Comparative Discussion on Psychophysiological Effect of Self-administered Facial Massage by Treatment Method

  • Nozawa Akio
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Meisei University
  • Takei Yuya
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Meisei University

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  • セルフ・フェイシャル・マッサージの施術方法に関する生理心理効果の比較検討
  • セルフ ・ フェイシャル ・ マッサージ ノ シジュツ ホウホウ ニ カンスル セイリ シンリ コウカ ノ ヒカク ケントウ

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The aim of study was to quantitatively evaluate the effects of self-administered facial massage, which was done by hand or facial roller. In this study, the psychophysiological effects of facial massage were evaluated. The central nerves system and the autonomic nervous system were administered to evaluate physiological system. The central nerves system was assessed by Electroencephalogram (EEG). The autonomic nervous system were assessed by peripheral skin temperature(PST) and heart rate variability (HRV) with spectral analysis. In the spectral analysis of HRV, the high-frequency components (HF) were evaluated. State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), Profile of Mood Status (POMS) and subjective sensory amount with Visual Analog Scale (VAS) were administered to evaluate psychological status. These results suggest that kept brain activity and had strong effects on stress alleviation.


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