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Texas State University – San Marcos

1. Serra, Richard. A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma.

Degree: MS, Athletic Training, 2017, Texas State University – San Marcos

Context: Exercise induced asthma (EIA) has known detrimental effects on both pulmonary function and human performance. Diaphragmatic breathing exercises, a nonpharmacological protocol intended to improve pulmonary function, have been identified as an adjunct treatment for persons with EIA. Yoga and subsequent breathing techniques have also been suggested to increase quality of life in individuals with asthma. Objective: To compare the effects of a diaphragmatic breathing exercise (DBE) program to those obtained from yoga pranayama techniques (YOGA) on pulmonary function and the incidence of EIA episodes among individuals with EIA. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting: Controlled laboratory setting. Participants or Other Patients: 22 physically active persons with EIA (17 women, 5 men); age range = 18 to 35 yrs. (mean age, 20.6 ± 1.7) were randomly assigned to 3 groups: diaphragmatic breathing exercises (DBE) (n = 6); yoga pranayama techniques (YOGA) (n = 8); and control (CONTROL) (n = 8). Intervention(s): Participants assigned to 1 of the 2 treatment groups performed either the DBE or YOGA protocol 4 times per week for 4 weeks. Participants randomized to the CONTROL group maintained their normal daily routines during the 4-week study period. Main Outcome Measure(s): Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second (FEV1), Forced Vital Capacity (FVC), Forced Expiratory Flow at 25 and 75% (FEF 25 – 75), Peak expiratory flow (PEF), SF-36, and Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ). Results: Statistically significant improvements were found with all domains of the AQLQ scores in all groups between Week 0 and Week 4 (Total: p = 0.002, Symptoms: p = 0.006, Activity Limitations: p = 0.001, Emotional Function: p = 0.001, Environmental Stimuli: p = 0.001). No other statistically significant differences were found for any other outcome measures (p > 0.05). Conclusion: The 4-week intervention protocols did not provide any statistically significant improvements among the participants with EIA in terms of pulmonary function; however, there was a clinically relevant change in quality of life as measured by the AQLQ. Given a longer treatment period, it is possible there can be a positive effect on health related quality of life, and perhaps pulmonary function. Advisors/Committee Members: Harter, Rod A. (advisor), Russian, Christopher (committee member), Litchke, Lyn G. (committee member).

Subjects/Keywords: Spirometry; Pulmonary Function; Yoga Therapy; Yoga – Therapeutic use; Respiratory therapy; Exercise-induced asthma

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APA (6th Edition):

Serra, R. (2017). A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma. (Masters Thesis). Texas State University – San Marcos. Retrieved from https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/6792

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Serra, Richard. “A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma.” 2017. Masters Thesis, Texas State University – San Marcos. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/6792.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Serra, Richard. “A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma.” 2017. Web. 20 Aug 2019.

Vancouver:

Serra R. A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Texas State University – San Marcos; 2017. [cited 2019 Aug 20]. Available from: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/6792.

Council of Science Editors:

Serra R. A Comparison of the Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Yoga Pranayama Techniques on Pulmonary Function in Individuals with Exercise Induced Asthma. [Masters Thesis]. Texas State University – San Marcos; 2017. Available from: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/6792


Texas State University – San Marcos

2. Pina, Alexander Aaron. The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness.

Degree: MS, Exercise Science, 2019, Texas State University – San Marcos

Arterial stiffness (AS) is a marker of subclinical atherosclerotic disease associated with reductions in the buffering capacity of the central, elastic arteries. Previous research has demonstrated reductions in AS with a relatively short-duration, 8-week Bikram (hot) yoga practice; however, the acute effects of yoga of any kind on this measure have not been investigated. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the acute impact of one bout of Vinyasa flow yoga performed in thermoneutral conditions on indices of AS in healthy adults. METHODS: 30 apparently healthy adults ages 20-75 years with at least 3 months of yoga experience completed a one-hour Vinyasa flow yoga DVD. Seated blood pressure measures were obtained pre- and post-intervention. Augmentation index (AIx) and carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cf-PWV) were measured before and after the yoga session via applanation tonometry. AIx outcomes included crude Aix, AIx at a heart rate of 75 beats per minute ([email protected]), and peripheral AIx (P2/P1). As associations between negative mood states and impaired endothelial function, a determinant of AS, have been demonstrated previously, mood affect was assessed via Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) 20-item survey before and after the Vinyasa session. RESULTS: After completion of the yoga DVD, significant reductions in AIx, and peripheral AIx (P<0.05 for all) were observed. [email protected] (P =.214) and cf-PWV (P =0.628) were unaltered. No significant changes in positive mood affect were observed; however negative mood affect significantly decreased (P<0.05) following the yoga session. CONCLUSION: These results highlight the efficacy of a single bout of hatha yoga in improving central and peripheral indicators of arterial stiffness and provide insight into the potential effects of yoga in mediating CVD risk. These vascular changes were accompanied by significant reductions in negative affect, which could have contributed to reductions in AS by preventing exercise-induced endothelial dysfunction following the yoga bout. Advisors/Committee Members: Hunter, Stacy D. (advisor), Litchke, Lyn G. (committee member), Kim, Junhyoung (committee member).

Subjects/Keywords: Arterial stiffness; Cardiovascular disease; Augmentation index; Hatha yoga; Vinyasa; Pulse wave velocity

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APA (6th Edition):

Pina, A. A. (2019). The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness. (Masters Thesis). Texas State University – San Marcos. Retrieved from https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/8381

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Pina, Alexander Aaron. “The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness.” 2019. Masters Thesis, Texas State University – San Marcos. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/8381.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Pina, Alexander Aaron. “The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness.” 2019. Web. 20 Aug 2019.

Vancouver:

Pina AA. The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Texas State University – San Marcos; 2019. [cited 2019 Aug 20]. Available from: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/8381.

Council of Science Editors:

Pina AA. The Acute Effects of Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Arterial Stiffness. [Masters Thesis]. Texas State University – San Marcos; 2019. Available from: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/8381

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