International Journal of Yoga

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, January-June

Development of Normative Data of Electro Photonic Imaging Technique for Healthy Population in India: A Normative Study
Byline: Kuldeep. Kushwah, Thaiyar. Srinivasan, Hongasandra. Nagendra, Judu. Ilavarasu Background: Electro photonic imaging (EPI) technique is growing as a novel technique of health assessment and is being utilized in the fields of alternative medicine,...
Dynamic and Static Asana Practices
Byline: T. Srinivasan There are two possible methods in the practice of asanas: Static and dynamic. Static here means maintaining the final position of asanas for a period of time (say, 1–3 min), and dynamic would imply move in and out...
Effect of Integrated Yoga (IY) on Psychological States and CD4 Counts of HIV-1 Infected Patients: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study
Byline: Rosy. Naoroibam, Kashinath. Metri, Hemant. Bhargav, R. Nagaratna, H. Nagendra Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals frequently suffer from anxiety and depression. Depression has been associated with rapid decline...
Effect of Integrated Yoga Module on Positive and Negative Emotions in Home Guards in Bengaluru: A Wait List Randomized Control Trial
Byline: B. Amaranath, Hongasandra. Nagendra, Sudheer. Deshpande Background: The beneficial aspect of positive emotions on the process of learning and the harmful affect of negative emotions on coping with stress and health are well-documented through...
Effect of Sudarshan Kriya (Meditation) on Gamma, Alpha, and Theta Rhythm during Working Memory Task
Byline: Sushil. Chandra, Greeshma. Sharma, Alok. Mittal, Devendra. Jha Aims: The present study focuses on analyzing the effects of Sudarshan Kriya yoga (SKY) on brain signals during a working memory (WM) task. To envision the significant effects...
Effect of Uninostril Yoga Breathing on Brain Hemodynamics: A Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study
Byline: Karamjit. Singh, Hemant. Bhargav, T. Srinivasan Objectives: To measure the effect of the right and left nostril yoga breathing on frontal hemodynamic responses in 32 right handed healthy male subjects within the age range of 18–35...
Effects of Multisensory Yoga on Behavior in a Male Child with Apert and Asperger Syndrome
Byline: Michaela. Scroggins, Lyn. Litchke, Ting. Liu This case focused on a 7-year-old boy with Apert and Asperger's syndrome who attended 8, 45 min multisensory yoga sessions, twice a week, during 4-week camp. Results from the pre- and post-tests...
Effects of Yogasanas on Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Byline: Zainab. Motorwala, Sona. Kolke, Priyanka. Panchal, Nilima. Bedekar, Parag. Sancheti, Ashok. Shyam Background: Osteoporosis is commonly encountered by postmenopausal women. There is an increased need for a low cost and efficient treatment...
Examining the Energy Cost and Intensity Level of Prenatal Yoga
Byline: Nathan. Peters, Rebecca. Schlaff Context: A popular form of pregnancy physical activity (PA) is prenatal yoga. However, little is known about the intensity and energy cost of this practice. Aims: To examine the energy cost and intensity...
Impact of 10-Weeks of Yoga Practice on Flexibility and Balance of College Athletes
Byline: M. Polsgrove, Brandon. Eggleston, Roch. Lockyer Background: With clearer evidence of its benefits, coaches, and athletes may better see that yoga has a role in optimizing performance. Aims: To determine the impact of yoga on male college...
Impact of Short-Term Practice of Yoga on Heart Rate Variability
Byline: A. Vinay, D. Venkatesh, V. Ambarish Background: Yoga is a science that facilitates homeostasis, an ancient way of life intended to improve the quality of life of an individual. Practice of yoga is proposed to alter the autonomic nervous...
Improvements in Well-Being and Vagal Tone Following a Yogic Breathing-Based Life Skills Workshop in Young Adults: Two Open-Trial Pilot Studies
Byline: Michael. Goldstein, Gregory. Lewis, Ronnie. Newman, Janice. Brown, Georgiy. Bobashev, Lisa. Kilpatrick, Emma. Seppala, Diana. Fishbein, Sreelatha. Meleth Background: While efficacy of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) has been demonstrated in a...
Understanding Vrikshasana Using Body Mounted Sensors: A Statistical Approach
Byline: Suhas. Yelluru, Ranjith. Shanbhag, S. Omkar Aim: A scheme for understanding how the human body organizes postural movements while performing Vrikshasana is developed in the format of this paper. Settings and Design: The structural characteristics...
Yoga and Mental Health: A Dialogue between Ancient Wisdom and Modern Psychology
Byline: Camila. Vorkapic Background: Many yoga texts make reference to the importance of mental health and the use of specific techniques in the treatment of mental disorders. Different concepts utilized in modern psychology may not come with contemporary...
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