HUMAN BIOMETEOROLGY WITH BIOTHROP WEATHER CONDITIONS AND METEOROTROPISM IN THE CONTEXT OF HEALTH TOURISM

  • Sandra Živanović Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja – University of Kragujevac
  • Nevena Manojlović Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja – University of Kragujevac
Keywords: biometeorology, meteorotropism, meteoprifilax

Abstract

Human biometeorology as a more specific field of Biometeorology, mainly studies the impact of weather conditions onto life and health of people. Medical meteoropathology, as a part of Human biometeorology, represents an applied scientific discipline that is focused on meteorotropism, that is, the impact of atmospheric conditions onto the course of illness, as well as, the dependence of chronic and epidemic diseases on weather conditions. Weather conditions that cause meteorotropic changes within the organism are closely related to: cerebrovascular, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, rheumatic, pulmologic, as well as, mental diseases. Meteorotropic diseases and conditions are closely related to biotropic weather conditions that are divided into three areas: weather conditions of warmer periods of the year, weather conditions when maximal temperature is positive and minimal is negative and weather conditions of colder periods of the year. Health tourism in the context of meteoroprofilax is one of the key measures of preventing general, as well as, specific illnesses through a set of treatments, such as air bath, UV-rays, inhalation with negative ions, just to name a few.

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Published
2016-06-04
How to Cite
Živanović, S., & Manojlović, N. (2016). HUMAN BIOMETEOROLGY WITH BIOTHROP WEATHER CONDITIONS AND METEOROTROPISM IN THE CONTEXT OF HEALTH TOURISM. TISC - Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja, 1(1), 20-35. Retrieved from http://www.tisc.rs/proceedings/index.php/hitmc/article/view/206