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The efficacy of a comprehensive lifestyle modification programme based on yoga in the management of bronchial asthma: a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine, July 2009
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)

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Title
The efficacy of a comprehensive lifestyle modification programme based on yoga in the management of bronchial asthma: a randomized controlled trial
Published in
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, July 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2466-9-37
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Authors

Ramaprabhu Vempati, Ramesh Lal Bijlani, Kishore Kumar Deepak

Abstract

There is a substantial body of evidence on the efficacy of yoga in the management of bronchial asthma. Many studies have reported, as the effects of yoga on bronchial asthma, significant improvements in pulmonary functions, quality of life and reduction in airway hyper-reactivity, frequency of attacks and medication use. In addition, a few studies have attempted to understand the effects of yoga on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) or exercise tolerance capacity. However, none of these studies has investigated any immunological mechanisms by which yoga improves these variables in bronchial asthma.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 2%
India 2 1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 172 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 43 24%
Student > Bachelor 27 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 11%
Researcher 18 10%
Other 42 23%
Unknown 9 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 68 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 24 13%
Psychology 22 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 8%
Social Sciences 9 5%
Other 28 16%
Unknown 14 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 May 2019.
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#1,056,168
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Outputs from BMC Pulmonary Medicine
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