Effects of an 8-month yoga intervention on arterial compliance and muscle strength in premenopausal women.

@article{Kim2012EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an 8-month yoga intervention on arterial compliance and muscle strength in premenopausal women.},
  author={Sojung Kim and Michael G Bemben and Debra Bemben},
  journal={Journal of sports science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={322-30}
}
Previous studies have indicated that Yoga exercise has a positive effect on reducing blood pressure and heart rate. However, no randomized controlled studies to date have investigated its effects on arterial compliance. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of an 8-month Yoga intervention on arterial compliance and muscle strength in normal premenopausal women 35-50 years of age. Thirty-four women were randomly assigned either to a Yoga exercise group (YE, n = 16) or a… CONTINUE READING

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