Yoga training and motor speed based on a finger tapping task.

@article{Dash1999YogaTA,
  title={Yoga training and motor speed based on a finger tapping task.},
  author={Manoj Dash and Shirley Telles},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={458-62}
}
A finger tapping task was used to assess motor speed (MS) of both hands in 53 adults and 152 children before and after yoga training and in 38 adults of a non-yoga (control) group. All subjects were right hand dominant. The 30-second tapping speed (TS) test was considered as three time intervals, i.e. 0-10 second (TS1), 10-20 seconds (TS2) and 20-30 seconds (TS3). There was a significant (Student's t-test) increase in all three TS values following 10 days of yoga in children and 30 days of yoga… CONTINUE READING