Effect of Pranayama and Ayurvedic supplements in cardio vascular performance
Dr. S Akilandeswari
Physical exercise and breathing exercise is one of the main bases of health and well-being. This study was taken with the main aim to find out the effect of Pranayama and Terminalia Arjuna, an Ayurvedic Supplement on the cardiovascular system in the field of sports. For this study, 20 subjects were selected for each group at high school level girls who are active players of different type of sports. All the subjects were underwent the treatment for four weeks to assess the cardio vascular efficiency. Two groups were made to evaluate. For this purpose, references from the various classics of Ayurveda were collected and analyzed. To evaluate the effect of Pranayama and Terminalia Arjuna, Cooper VO2 max test was carried out as a base line test before the course and post test was taken after the completion of the course. As a result, the experimental group showed significantly greater improvement in cardio vascular endurance in comparison to control group.
Dr. S Akilandeswari. Effect of Pranayama and Ayurvedic supplements in cardio vascular performance. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 383-384