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Impact of Short-Term Bhastrika Pranayama on Respiratory Parameters: An Ancient Practice with Contemporary Significance

By Baljinder Singh Bal

Abstract

Purpose: The study was conducted to determine the impact of short-term bhastrika pranayama on respiratory parameters. Material : The research was carried out on a sample of 30 university level girls. Experimental group was subjected to 4-week training of bhastrika pranayama. Statistical Analysis: Student t test was utilized for analysis of data. Results : The Mean and Standard Deviation values of Tidal Volume (VT) of pre-test and post-test of experimental group was 389.60 ± 10.25 and 408.40 ± 27.44 respectively. However, the Mean and Standard Deviation values of Tidal Volume of pre-test and post-test of control group were 352.93 ± 8.80 and 351.40 ± 9.83. The t-value in case of experimental group was 2.8976 and for control group it was 1.3580. Conclusions : The significant differences were noted in Tidal Volume, Expiratory Reserve Volume, Inspiratory Reserve Volume, Vital Capacity and Inspiratory Capacity in the experimental group. However, insignificant changes over that 4-week period were noted in the control group

Topics: tidal volume, expiratory reserve volume, inspiratory reserve volume, vital capacity, inspiratory capacity, Medicine, R
Publisher: Kharkov National Pedagogical University
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:e3f8bba2478f471dbde7a60a583319f0
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