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Effects of yoga exercise on salivary beta-defensin 2.

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Summary of "Effects of yoga exercise on salivary beta-defensin 2."

Yoga stretching can be done comfortably and easily by beginners and older adults to compensate for lack of exercise or poor health maintenance. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of yoga stretching on mucosal immune functions, primarily human β-defensin 2 (HBD-2) in saliva.

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Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, 2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359-1192, Japan, e-nobuhiko@asagi.waseda.jp.

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Name: European journal of applied physiology
ISSN: 1439-6327
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