International Journal of Yoga

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, July-December

Comparative Immediate Effect of Different Yoga Asanas on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure in Healthy Young Volunteers
Byline: Ananda. Bhavanani, Meena. Ramanathan, R. Balaji, D. Pushpa Introduction: This study planned to compare immediate cardiovascular effects of different yoga asanas in healthy young volunteers. Materials and Methods: Heart rate (HR), systolic...
Do Side-Effects/injuries from Yoga Practice Result in Discontinued Use? Results of a National Survey
Byline: M. Holton, Adam. Barry Context: Yoga-related injuries are of increasing concern as the use of yoga continues to rise. Aims: The aim of the following study is to examine whether a national sample of yoga practitioners would report discontinued...
Effect of Bhramari Pranayama and OM Chanting on Pulmonary Function in Healthy Individuals: A Prospective Randomized Control Trial
Byline: A. Mooventhan, Vitthal. Khode Background / Aim: Yoga is an ancient Indian science as well as the way of life. Pranayama is a part of yoga, which improves pulmonary function in combination of many pranayama, but the aim of our study is to...
Effect of Bhramari Pranayama on Response Inhibition: Evidence from the Stop Signal Task
Byline: Sasidharan. Rajesh, Judu. Ilavarasu, Thaiyar. Srinivasan Context: Response inhibition is a key executive control processes. An inability to inhibit inappropriate actions has been linked to a large range of neurologic and neuropsychiatric...
Effect of Trataka on Cognitive Functions in the Elderly
Byline: Shubhada. Talwadkar, Aarti. Jagannathan, Nagarathna. Raghuram Background: Trataka, a type of yoga practice is considered to improve cognitive functions. The aim of this study was to test the effect of trataka on cognitive functions of the...
Effect of Yoga on Migraine: A Comprehensive Study Using Clinical Profile and Cardiac Autonomic Functions
Byline: Ravikiran. Kisan, M. Sujan, Meghana. Adoor, Raghavendra. Rao, A. Nalini, Bindu. Kutty, B. Chindanda Murthy, T. Raju, T. Sathyaprabha Context and Aims: Migraine is an episodic disabling headache requiring long-term management. Migraine management...
Effect of Yogic Colon Cleansing (Laghu Sankhaprakshalana Kriya) on Pain, Spinal Flexibility, Disability and State Anxiety in Chronic Low Back Pain
Byline: Richa. Haldavnekar, Padmini. Tekur, Raghuram. Nagarathna, Hongasandra. Nagendra Background: Studies have shown that Integrated Yoga reduces pain, disability, anxiety and depression and increases spinal flexibility and quality-of-life in...
Hatha Yoga on Body Balance
Byline: Erick. Prado, Vagner. Raso, Renata. Scharlach, Cristiane. Kasse Background: A good body balance requires a proper function of vestibular, visual, and somatosensory systems which can be reach with exercise practice and/or yoga. Aim: To determine...
Implicit Measure for Yoga Research: Yoga Implicit Association Test
Byline: Judu. Ilavarasu, Sasidharan. Rajesh, Alex. Hankey Context: The implicit association test (IAT), a new tool for yoga research is presented. Implicit measures could be used in those situations where (1) The construct is difficult to self-report,...
Levels of Immune Cells in Transcendental Meditation Practitioners
Byline: Jose. Infante, Fernando. Peran, Juan. Rayo, Justo. Serrano, Maria. Dominguez, Lucia. Garcia, Carmen. Duran, Ana. Roldan Context: Relationships between mind and body have gradually become accepted. Yogic practices cause modulation of the...
Pulmonary Functions in Yogic and Sedentary Population
Byline: Shobha. Vedala, Abhay. Mane, C. Paul Background: The Pulmonary Function Tests are important for measuring the fitness of an individual from a physiological point of view. Lung function parameters tend to have a relationship with lifestyle...
Role of Integrated Approach of Yoga Therapy in a Failed Post-Total Knee Replacement of Bilateral Knees
Byline: John. Ebnezar, M. YogithaBali, Rakesh. John, Omisha. Gupta OA Knee is the most common arthritis. Knee replacement Surgeries are being done increasingly in the present times. This has led to the violation of the standard indications and when...
Self-Reported Measures of Mindfulness in Meditators and Non-Meditators: A Cross-Sectional Study
Byline: Suhas. Vinchurkar, Deepeshwar. Singh, Naveen. Visweswaraiah Context: Mindfulness forms an important component of meditation practice and has been increasingly popular around the world. There has been growing interest in studying the mindful...
Toward Building Evidence for Yoga
Byline: B. Gangadhar Ayurveda and later the World Health Organization defined health that includes both physical and mental well-being. Ayurveda also brings in the spiritual dimension. Yoga as a lifestyle will allow us to enjoy the best of health...
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