EFFECT OF SUDARSHAN KRIYA YOGA ON AUDITORY AND VISUAL REACTION TIME IN MEDICAL STUDENTS

EFFECT OF SUDARSHAN KRIYA YOGA ON AUDITORY AND VISUAL REACTION TIME IN MEDICAL STUDENTS

Authors

  • Sushma S Jadhav GMC Latur Maharashtra
  • Rupali F Bandgar S.R.T.R GMC Ambajogai, Beed Maharashtra
  • Asha D Jadhav S.R.T.R GMC Ambajogai, Beed Maharashtra

Keywords:

Auditory reaction time, Visual reaction time, Sudarshan kriya yoga, Medical student

Abstract

Background: Yoga was found to cause a better improvement in the health of the individuals with and without ailments. Audio-visual reaction time is important indicator in cause better improvement in reaction time. Hence, this study intended to show its utility as a short course for improving the reaction time.

Aim and objective : To find out effect of Sudarshankriya yoga on audio-visual reaction time in medical students by recording the audio-visual reaction time in medical students before & after Sudarshan kriya yoga practical for one month.

Material and Methods: The present study was conducted on 60 practical students, who came voluntarily as subjects for the project. Their age ranged between 18 to 20 years. Audio-visual reaction time measured by apparatus designed by Anand Agencies Pune.

Results: In present study there was significant (p<0.001) decrease in visual reaction time (from 270. 21 +/- 6.20 to 224.81 +/- 5.76 millisecond) as well as auditory RT (from 194.18 +/- 6.00 to 157.33 + / - 4.85 millisecond).

Conclusion: A short course of Sudarshan kriya yoga has a beneficial effect on the audio-visual reaction time & used as a tool for improving the reaction time.

 

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Published

2016-09-30

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Jadhav, S. S., Bandgar, R. F., & Jadhav, A. D. . (2016). EFFECT OF SUDARSHAN KRIYA YOGA ON AUDITORY AND VISUAL REACTION TIME IN MEDICAL STUDENTS. National Journal of Medical Research, 6(03), 237–239. Retrieved from https://njmr.in/index.php/file/article/view/240

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