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Acute effect of Mukh bhastrika (a yogic bellows type breathing) on reaction time.

@article{Bhavanani2003AcuteEO,
  title={Acute effect of Mukh bhastrika (a yogic bellows type breathing) on reaction time.},
  author={Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani and Madanmohan and Kaviraja Udupa},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={
          297-300
        }
}
Reaction time (RT) is an index of the processing ability of central nervous system and a simple means of determining sensory-motor performance. It has been reported that yoga training improves human performance including central neural processing. Earlier studies from our laboratories have shown that yoga training produces a significant decrease in visual reaction time (VRT) and auditory reaction time (ART). The present work was planned to determine if mukh bhastrika (a yogic technique in which… Expand
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