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Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness

Shashikala L, Anand K S S.

Abstract
Background: Regular exercise and practice of yoga and meditation are known to have beneficial effects on different organ systems including cardiovascular system as well.

Aims and Objectives: The objective of this study has been attempted to compare cardiovascular state at rest.

Materials and Methods: Comparing resting pulse rate and physical fitness index (PFI) in sedentary and yoga trained individual within the same age group. PFI was recorded using Harvard step test.

Results: There was significant decrease in recovery pulse rate in test group which resulted in increased PFI.

Conclusion: Increase in the baroreflex sensitivity and decrease sympathetic tone after regular practice of yoga and meditation.

Key words: Physical Fitness Index; Recovery Pulse Rate; Yoga; Meditation


 
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L S, S AKS. Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2018; 8(10): 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018


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L S, S AKS. Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2018; 8(10): 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L S, S AKS. Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. (2018), [cited December 13, 2018]; 8(10): 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L, S. & S, . A. K. S. (2018) Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, 8 (10), 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L, Shashikala, and Anand K S S. 2018. Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 8 (10), 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L, Shashikala, and Anand K S S. "Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 8 (2018), 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L, Shashikala, and Anand K S S. "Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 8.10 (2018), 1426-1428. Print. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018



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L, S. & S, . A. K. S. (2018) Effect of yoga and meditation on recovery pulse rate which is an index of physical fitness. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 8 (10), 1426-1428. doi:10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0622216072018





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