Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
Effect of yoga on heart rate and blood pressure on sports person
Author(s): Daljeet Singh
Abstract: The cardiovascular morbidity is increasing in India in recent years. The present study was done to know the effect of yoga on heart rate and blood pressure in sports person in the year 2014-15 at Chaudhary Devi Lal University (Haryana) with an objective to assess the effect of yogic exercise on heart rate and blood pressure before the start of yoga practice and again after that 15 week training of yogic exercise had a positive effect on heart rate and blood pressure of sports person. From the study it was observed that significant reduction in the heart rate occurs in the subjects practicing. The systolic blood pressure was lowered to a highly significant level and no effect on diastolic blood pressure.