Efficacy of two relaxation techniques in reducing pulse rate among stressed females

Khanna, A.; Paul, Maman and Sandhu, J. S (2007) Efficacy of two relaxation techniques in reducing pulse rate among stressed females. Calicut Medical Journal, 5 (5).

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Abstract

The present study aimed at comparing the efficacy of two relaxation techniques on stressed females.30 highly stressed female subjects were selected and randomly assigned to three groups (N=10 each) (a) group 1 receiving galvanic skin resistance biofeedback, (b) group 2 receiving progressive muscle relaxation training, (c) group 3 control. The stress level was determined using Comprehensive Anxiety Test Questionnaire. Pulse rate was measured before and after training on day 1 and day 10. Results indicate that progressive muscle relaxation training can significantly reduce high pulse rate as compared to other two groups

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Stress, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Galvanic Skin Response, Pulse Rate, Female
Subjects:Behavioral Disciplines and Activities > Psychotherapy > Behavior Therapy
Therapeutics > Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology > Cardiovascular Physiology > Cardiovascular Physiologic Phenomena > Hemodynamic Phenomena > Heart Rate
Therapeutics > Physical Therapy Techniques
Psychological Phenomena and Processes > Psychology, Applied
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Stress
Therapeutics > Exercise Movement Techniques
-Journal Repositories > Calicut Medical Journal
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies
ID Code:2132
Deposited By:Ms Archana Khanna
Deposited On:16 May 2007

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