Heart Rate Response to Vinyasa Yoga in Healthy Adults

@article{Ward2013HeartRR,
  title={Heart Rate Response to Vinyasa Yoga in Healthy Adults},
  author={S. Ward and Noel McCluney and P. Bosch},
  journal={Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-5}
}
  • S. Ward, Noel McCluney, P. Bosch
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
  • Background: Yoga is a popular exercise, but the heart rate (HR) response to specific styles of yoga is unknown. Primary Study Objective: To determine if vinyasa yoga is an aerobic physical activity based on the HR response of participants. Methods/Design: Observational study using a convenience sample Setting: Exercise room on a university campus Participants: Forty-two adults aged 21-54 years with prior yoga experience completed the yoga session with no adverse events. Equipment malfunction… CONTINUE READING

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