This study was designed to quantify and compare the instantaneous heart rate dynamics and cardiopulmonary interactions during sequential performance of three meditation protocols with different breathing patterns.
- Language: English
- Target / Subjects: 10 experienced meditators (4 females; 6 males; mean age 42 years; range 29?55 years)
- Author: C.-K. Peng, Isaac C. Henry, Joseph E. Mietus, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Gurucharan Khalsa, Herbert Benson, Ary L. Goldberger
- Date Published / Reference: International Journal of Cardiology 95 (2004) 19? 27
- Covered Diseases: Autonomic nervous system, Heart rate variability, Meditation, Relaxation response, Vagal tone, Yoga