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Does practicing hatha yoga satisfy recommendations for intensity of physical activity which improves and maintains health and cardiovascular fitness?

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, November 2007
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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1 news outlet
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9 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
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1 video uploader

Citations

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224 Mendeley
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Title
Does practicing hatha yoga satisfy recommendations for intensity of physical activity which improves and maintains health and cardiovascular fitness?
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, November 2007
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-7-40
Pubmed ID
Authors

Marshall Hagins, Wendy Moore, Andrew Rundle

Abstract

Little is known about the metabolic and heart rate responses to a typical hatha yoga session. The purposes of this study were 1) to determine whether a typical yoga practice using various postures meets the current recommendations for levels of physical activity required to improve and maintain health and cardiovascular fitness; 2) to determine the reliability of metabolic costs of yoga across sessions; 3) to compare the metabolic costs of yoga practice to those of treadmill walking.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 <1%
Lithuania 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 218 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 43 19%
Student > Bachelor 34 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 12%
Researcher 24 11%
Student > Postgraduate 18 8%
Other 54 24%
Unknown 25 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 21%
Psychology 29 13%
Sports and Recreations 27 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 21 9%
Other 44 20%
Unknown 33 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. 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 06 October 2019.
All research outputs
#1,328,509
of 20,221,309 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#217
of 3,006 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,700
of 295,641 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#21
of 312 outputs
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