International Journal of Yoga

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, July-December

A Comparative Study of the Effects of Asan, Pranayama and Asan-Pranayama Training on Neurological and Neuromuscular Functions of Pondicherry Police Trainees
Byline: Madanmohan. Trakroo, Ananda. Bhavanani, Gopal. Pal, Kaviraja. Udupa, N. Krishnamurthy Background: Though neurological benefits of yoga training have been reported, lacunae still exists in understanding neurophysiological effects of such...
Additional Effect of Iyengar Yoga and EMG Biofeedback on Pain and Functional Disability in Chronic Unilateral Knee Osteoarthritis
Byline: Gopal. Nambi, Amisha. Shah Background: There are limited data about Iyengar Yoga and EMG biofeedback in knee OA, although the efficacy of EMG biofeedback in the rehabilitation of patients with quadriceps muscle weakness secondary to immobilization,...
Bridging the Mind-Body Divide
Byline: T. Srinivasan There is an on-going discussion on the role of body and its connection to the mind in health and disease. In Mind-body Medicine, it is taken for granted that these two independent entities act on each other either to bestow...
Can Yoga Be Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
Byline: Dharmesh. Kaswala, Shamik. Shah, Avantika. Mishra, Hardik. Patel, Nishith. Patel, Pravesh. Sangwan, Ari. Chodos, Zamir. Brelvi Yoga methods including Pranayama are the best ways to prevent many diseases and their progression. Even though,...
Effect of Fast and Slow Pranayama on Perceived Stress and Cardiovascular Parameters in Young Health-Care Students
Byline: Vivek. Sharma, Madanmohan. Trakroo, Velkumary. Subramaniam, M. Rajajeyakumar, Anand. Bhavanani, Ajit. Sahai Context: Perceived stress is higher for students in various healthcare courses. Previous studies have shown that pranayama practice...
Effect of Kapalabhati on Performance of Six-Letter Cancellation and Digit Letter Substitution Task in Adults
Byline: Balaram. Pradhan Background : Attention and concentration are valuable skills for all fields of human activity. Training to improve these skills is described in ancient hatha yoga texts. Aims: To study the effect of 1-min Kapalabhati (KB1)...
Efficacy of Certain Yogic and Naturopathic Procedures in Premature Ejaculation: A Pilot Study
Byline: Prasad. Mamidi, Kshama. Gupta Context: Premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common sexual disorder of young males. Even though there are number of treatment options available for PE, patient's satisfaction and drug side effects remain...
Male Reproductive Health and Yoga
Byline: Pallav. Sengupta, Prasenjit. Chaudhuri, Koushik. Bhattacharya Now-a-days reproductive health problems along with infertility in male is very often observed. Various Assisted Reproductive Technologies have been introduced to solve the problem,...
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program in Coronary Heart Disease: A Randomized Control Trial
Byline: Manish. Parswani, Mahendra. Sharma, S. Iyengar Background: Psychological risk factors such as anxiety and depression have been associated with coronary heart disease (CHD). Stress can have an impact on the risk factors for the disease, such...
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