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(November 19, 1993)
Summary: Int J Neurosci 1993 Nov;73(1-2):61-8 Department of Psychiatry University of California, Davis 95817. This study describes the effects of 30 minutes of unilateral forced nostril breathing on cognitive performance in 51 right-handed undergraduate psychology students (25 males and 26 females). A verbal analogies task modeled after the Miller Analogies and SAT Tests was used as […]
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(November 19, 1993)
Summary: Int J Neurosci 1993 Nov;73(1-2):47-60 Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92103-8341. Three experiments are described that employ impedance cardiography to monitor the effects of unilateral forced nostril breathing (UFNB) on the heart. Experiment 1 includes 7 subjects (4 males, 3 females) with a respiratory rate of 6 breaths/min (BPM). Experiment 2 includes […]
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(October 19, 1993)
Summary: Indian J Med Sci 1993 Oct;47(10):235-8 Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India. 1. This report shows that in a group of 40 physical education teachers who already had an average of 8.9 years physical training, 3 months of yogic training produced significant improvement in general health (in terms of body weight and BP […]
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(September 19, 1993)
Summary: Int J Psychophysiol 1993 Sep;15(2):147-52 Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India. This report presents the changes in various autonomic and respiratory variables during the practice of Brahmakumaris Raja yoga meditation. This practice requires considerable commitment and involves concentrated thinking. 18 males in the age range of 20 to 52 […]
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(January 19, 1993)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1993 Jan;37(1):45-50 Department of Physiology, Central Research Institute for Yoga, New Delhi. Energy expenditure and ventilatory responses to yogic standing posture of Virasana were studied on 10 healthy men (25-37 years of age). The results of various responses respectively to the horizontal supine, Chair-sitting and Virasana were: Minute Ventilation (VE) 7.64, […]
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(June 19, 1989)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1989 Apr-Jun;33(2):110-2 Department of Physiology, Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay. Visual and auditory reaction time (VRT, ART) was studied in 83 healthy male subjects of 30-40 years of age who had never practiced yogasanas before. These subjects were divided into two groups viz. Group A whose VRT and ART was determined […]
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(December 19, 1988)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1988 Oct-Dec;32(4):257-64 Department of Physiology, Goa Medical College, Bombolim. Autonomic responses to breath holding were studied in twenty healthy young men. Breath was held at different phases of respiration and parameters recorded were Breath holding time, heart rate systolic and diastolic blood pressure and galvanic skin resistance (GSR). After taking initial […]
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