Psychophysiologic Effects of Hatha Yoga on Musculoskeletal and Cardiopulmonary Function

Yoga is an ancient discipline of body, mind, and spirit that has been Westernized and practiced for its health benefits, similar to alternative medicinal (herbal) treatments, as a complement to more conventional medical therapy. Hatha Yoga, through holding static physical postures (asanas), uses stretching and improves muscular strength and flexibility (Tran et al., 2001) so that it would likely be beneficial for some musculoskeletal problems (Garfinkel and Schumacher, 2000; 

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