Dinesh Thangavel

Dinesh Thangavel
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University | TNMGRMU · Department of Physiology

MBBS, MD( PHY), PGDYT, PGDHA, F.C.Diab, CCEBDM

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Introduction
My current works are on Yoga training and its impact on various physiological parameters.
Additional affiliations
September 2016 - October 2016
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2016 - present
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
December 2013 - June 2016
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (37)
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Pranayamas are breathing techniques that exert profound physiological effects on pulmonary, cardiovascular and mental functions. It deals with the knowledge, control and enrichment of this vital force. The study was conducted to study the effect of 12 weeks of pranayama training on basal physiological parameters in young subjectson 60 healthy volun...
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Background: Pranayama has been assigned very important role in yogic system of exercises and is said to be much more important than yogasanas for keeping sound health. Also different pranayamas produce divergent physiological effects. Aim: To study the effect of 12 weeks training of slow and fast pranayama on handgrip strength and endurance in youn...
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Objectives: To compare the cumulative effect of commonly practised slow and fast pranayama on cognitive functions in healthy volunteers. Settings and Design: 84 participants who were in self-reported good health, who were in the age group of 18-25 years, who were randomized to fast pranayama, slow pranayama and control group with 28 participants in...
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In the recent decades, interest has been increasing all over the world in the applications of yogic techniques in the field of therapeutics and research. Pranayama are breathing techniques that exert profound physiological effects on pulmonary, cardiovascular and mental functions. This study reports the effect of 12 weeks of Kapalabhati pranayama...
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Dr Ananda's invited presentation at the National Conclave on Yoga Research and Applications organised as part of the Yogamahotsav by Sant Hirdaram Medical College & Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 21st March, 2022.
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Dinesh T, Dinesh Kumar E, Rajajeyakumar M, Charumathi V. Effect of short-term breathing exercise training on perceived stress and Stroop effect in chronic smartphone users. IAIM, 2018; 5(11): 1-7. Source of support: Nil Conflict of interest: None declared. How to cite this article: Dinesh T, Dinesh Kumar E, Rajajeyakumar M, Charumathi V. Effect of...
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Background: Regular practice of slow breathing technique shows improvement in the cardiorespiratory functions. The previous studies have reported that it is well known to decrease the effect of stress which, in turn, improves the physical and mental health of an individual. Aims and Objectives: This study aims to assess the effect of 12 weeks of sl...
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Abstract Background: Pranayama refers to the conscious manipulation of the breath in order to modulate the cosmic energy (prana) from the air in the environment. The techniques of Pranayam include practices that are performed in a slow or fast type. Aim: Investigate and correlate the impact of three months practice of fast and slow pranayam on card...
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Introduction: Hyperhidrosis (HH) is a condition characterized by excessive sweating or perspiration. General population, especially in developing countries like India are seldom aware of this condition and sparsely seek medical attention. The tropical climate and the environment also influence this condition to a greater extent. This can be a hindr...
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Background: Medical schools and institutions try to provide students with better learning environments utilizing a variety of Teaching-Learning media. Previous studies have highlighted many hindrances for the utilization of audiovisual media. Medical teachers must be personally convinced of the benefits and utility of these methodologies to impleme...
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Background: The incidence of diabetes mellitus is increasing at a rapid rate and by 2030 the case load would be doubled. Stress and various other factors such as physical and psychological factors play a significant role in the worsening of hyperglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Aim and objective was to study the relationship betw...
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Background: Medical Educational institutions try to provide students better learning environments with various teaching learning media. Previous studies have mentioned that various external deterrents for the utilization of audiovisual media. Also medical teachers must be personally convinced of its benefits and utility of these to implement the sa...
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Students entering medical college generally show vast diversity in their school education. It becomes the responsibility of teachers to motivate students and meet the needs of all diversities. One such measure is teaching students in their own preferred learning style. The present study was aimed to incorporate a learning style-based teaching-learn...
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Background: The lipid profile of migraineurs showed atherogenic condition. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events were found to be frequent and appeared one decade earlier in migraine patients compared with the general population. No comprehensive study is available regarding these aspects in migraineurs in India. Objectives: To compare lipid pr...
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Background: The incidence of autonomic dysfunction has increased in the setting of type 2 diabetes mellitus and various tools have been developed for assessing it. Classical autonomic function tests are one among them. Objective: To compare the classical autonomic function tests in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and healthy volunteers Material...
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Reaction time is one of the important methods to study a person's central information processing speed and coordinated peripheral movement response. Visual choice reaction time is a type of reaction time and is very important for drivers, pilots, security guards, and so forth. Previous studies were mainly on simple reaction time and there are very...
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Context: Pranayamas are breathing techniques that exert profound physiological effects on pulmonary, cardiovascular, and mental functions. Previous studies demonstrate that different types of pranayamas produce divergent effects. Aim: The aim was to compare the effect of 12 weeks of slow and fast pranayama training on pulmonary function in young, h...
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Background: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered as a hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. Worldwide prevalence of NAFLD is 38%. Serum uric acid level has been suggested to be associated with factors that contribute to insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. The aim of this study is to investigate the association o...
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Background: Autonomic dysfunction is one of the major sequels in the setting of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and various diagnostic tests have been developed for assessing it. Analysis of heart rate variability is one among them.
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Background: The incidence of autonomic dysfunction has increased in the presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and various tools have been developed for assessing it. Classical autonomic function tests are one among them. Aims & Objectives: To compare the classical autonomic function tests in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and healthy volunte...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is primarily due to lifestyle factors and genetics. Physical and psychological stresses contribute to the development of hyperglycemia in the setting of type 2 DM. Aims & Objective: To study the association of duration of illness and compliance with stress levels in patients with type 2 DM. Materials and Me...
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Reaction time is a simple means of determing the sensorimotor performance of an individual. It has been more widely used as an objective method in experimental procedure in field of data processing. Auditory recognition reaction time is a type of reaction time and it plays a very important role while driving vehicles. Previous studies were mainly o...
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Background: Yoga is an ancient Indian science it has been practiced as a healthy way of life. Yoga consists of five principles that include proper exercise, proper relaxation, proper breathing, proper diet, positive thinking and meditation. Pranayama is a method of breathing and chest expansion exercise has been reported to improve respiratory func...
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Almost all organs systems in the body are under the influence of autonomic nervous system (ANS) for maintaining homeostatic regulatory functions. Many of the present lifestyle related disorders like hypertension and obesity have their primary pathology in the homeostatic derangements. Childhood overweight and high blood pressure increase the risk o...
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Background: Yoga is an ancient Indian science it has been practiced as a healthy way of life. Yoga consists of five principles that include proper exercise, proper relaxation, proper breathing, proper diet, positive thinking and meditation. Pranayama is a method of breathing and chest expansion exercise has been reported to improve respiratory func...
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Pranayama are breathing techniques that exert profound physiological effects on pulmonary, cardiovascular and intellectual higher centre functions. The science of pranayama deals with the control and enrichment of this vital force which results in rhythmic respiration, calm and alert state of the mind. Previous studies demonstrate that different ty...

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