Author(s): Kamei T, Toriumi Y, Kimura H, Ohno S, Kumano H,
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Abstract We examined changes in brain waves and blood levels of serum cortisol during yoga exercise in 7 yoga instructors and found that alpha waves increased and serum cortisol decreased. These two measures were negatively correlated (r = -.83). Comparison with a control group of nonpractitioners is desirable.
This article was published in Percept Mot Skills
and referenced in Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy