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Effects of Chandra Nadi Pranayama on Hematological Parameters

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Study Aim: To assess the effects of Chandra nadi pranayama on hematological parameters. Methods: Thirty, university level girls of Department of Physical Education (T), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar between the age group of 21 - 26 years (Mean ± SD: age 22.8 ± 2.023 yrs, height 5.53 ± 1.822 ft, body mass 61.506 ± 4.514 kg) volunteered to participate in the study. The subjects from Group-A: experimental were subjected to a 4-week Chandra nadi pranayama (Left Nostril). Statistical Analysis: Student t test for paired samples was utilized to compare the means of the pre- test and the post-test. Results: No significant differences were found in Hemoglobin (Hb), Total Cholesterol (TC), Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (LDL-Cholesterol), High Density Lipopro- tein Cholesterol (HDL-Cholesterol) and Triglycerides (TG) among university level girls.

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Bal, B. (2015) Effects of Chandra Nadi Pranayama on Hematological Parameters. Advances in Physical Education, 5, 128-135. doi: 10.4236/ape.2015.52016.

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