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Title: A study on the impact on ESR level through Yogic Relaxation Technique Yoga nidra
Authors: Kumar, Kamakhya
Pandya, Pranav
Keywords: Asana;Pranayama;Shatkarma;Yoga Nidra;ESR
Issue Date: Apr-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61P 25/00, A61H
Abstract: Contemporary studies show that researchers are keen to know the effect of Yoga nidra in various directions; thus it is the right time to go deep into the search of the impact of Yoga nidra. The present study aims at finding out the effect of Yoga nidra especially on ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) on healthy subjects. The study conducted at the Yoga Arogya Polyclinic of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya in collaboration of Brahmavarchas Research Institute, Haridwar. Practice time of Yoga nidra was 30 minutes and the duration was 6 months. Eighty students were taken from PG Yoga classes for observing the effect as well as 30 was in control group. The present study shows a significant change on the ESR level of the normal persons as the result of Yoga nidra practice. The results are significant at 0.01 level of confidence. At the end it can be concluded that Yoga nidra positively decreases the level of ESR in the male and female subjects both.
Page(s): 358-361
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(2) [April 2012]

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