Dependent variablea

Independent variable

R2

P level

S Skin folds, mm

= - 0.295 HRb

0.78

< 0.001

HDL-C, mg/dl

= 3.928 asana performance skillc

0.79

< 0.01

Glucose, mg/dl

= 3.774 asana performance skillc

0.42

< 0.05

Maximal lactate, mM

= 1.523 asana performance skillc

0.89

< 0.001

Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg

= - 0.126 HRb

0.58

< 0.01

Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg

= - 0.059 % assistance

0.55

< 0.01

a Modifications between initial and final time, b heart rate during Hatha Yoga, c values among 1-4, HDL-C = High-density lipoprotein cholesterol

Table 3: Hatha Yoga program predictors on physiological fitness in adult women