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Research Paper | Physiology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017


Effect of Meditation on Respiratory System

Dr. R. Hara Gopal, Dr. B. Rajini


Abstract: In this study respiratory functions of those practicing Raja Yoga Meditation (Short and Long term meditation) were compared with those of nonmeditators. Vital capacity, tidal volume, breath holding capacity and Expiratory pressure were significantly higher in short and Long term meditatorsthab nonmeditators more over long term meditators had significantly higher vital capacity and expiratory pressure than short term meditators. This shows that Raja Yoga meditation provides siginificant improvement in Respiratory functions.


Keywords: Meditation Raja Yoga vital capacity Tidal volume, Breathholding capacity Expiratory Pressure


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,


Pages: 1042 - 1043


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Dr. R. Hara Gopal, Dr. B. Rajini, "Effect of Meditation on Respiratory System", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20176783, Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017, 1042 - 1043

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