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American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2015, 3(1), 9-14
DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-3-1-2
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Impact of Short-Term Training of on Respiratory Parameters

Baljinder Singh Bal1,

1Department of Physical Education (T), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

Pub. Date: February 08, 2015

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Baljinder Singh Bal. Impact of Short-Term Training of on Respiratory Parameters. American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2015; 3(1):9-14. doi: 10.12691/ajssm-3-1-2

Abstract

The primary aim of this research was to determine the impact of short-term anulom vilom pranayama on respiratory parameters. The research was carried out on a sample of 40 university level girls of Department of Physical Education (T), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar between the age group of 21-26 years (Mean ±SD: age 22.68±1.21 yrs, height 5.31±0.22 ft, body mass 60.72±2.98 kg). The subjects from experimental group were subjected to a 4-weeks a. Student t test for paired samples was utilized to compare the means of the pre-test and the post-test. Significant differences were found in Expiratory Reserve Volume (ERV), Inspiratory Reserve Volume (IRV), Vital Capacity (VC) and Inspiratory Capacity (IC) in experimental group and insignificant between-group differences were noted in Tidal Volume (VT) of university level girls. The result further indicates that no significant changes over that 4- week period were noted in the control group.

Keywords:
anulom vilom pranayama tidal volume Expiratory Reserve Volume Inspiratory Reserve Volume Vital Capacity Inspiratory Capacity

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