Effect of Nadishodana Pranayama Practice on Selected Physiological Variables of Sports Persons


  • Shreenivas Harikanth Associate Professor, Department of Physical Education, S.S. College of Physical Education in Mandy, Mysore University, Karnataka, India
  • Raveendra Nalakara Physical Education Director, M.E.S. College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Bangalore, India


Nadishodana pranayama, physiological variables


Objectives: To study the effect of Nadishodhana pranayama practice on selected physiological variables of sports person. Subjects: 20 male, healthy different sports patient’s volunteers in the age group of 17 to 19 years athletes selected this study. Subjects were divided randomly into two groups of 20 individuals act as subjects and control. Interventions: Nadishodhana Pranayama training will be conducted 45 minutes daily for 6 weeks. Outcome Measures: Cardiovascular efficiency will be tested by using parameters like 1. Systolic blood pressure 2. Diastolic blood pressure and 3. Heart rate. Results: Nadishodhana Pranayama training for six weeks resulted in significant different to post and pre test of physiological variables. Conclusion: Our study shows that Nadishodhana pranayama training improves ventricular performance by increasing parasympathetic activity.


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S. Harikanth and R. Nalakara, “Effect of Nadishodana Pranayama Practice on Selected Physiological Variables of Sports Persons”, IJMDES, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 1–3, Apr. 2022, Accessed: Jul. 21, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journal.ijmdes.com/ijmdes/article/view/13