Effects of yoga exercise on salivary beta-defensin 2.
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.
Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, 2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359-1192, Japan, email@example.com.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: European journal of applied physiology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23925803
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-013-2703-y
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A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
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