Shirley Telles

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the ability to voluntarily reduce the heart rate after a month of yoga practice
    Shirley Telles
    Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 39:119-25. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Risk of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in survivors of the floods in Bihar, India
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research and Development, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Indian J Med Sci 63:330-4. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Short term health impact of a yoga and diet change program on obesity
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR35-40. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of yoga on different aspects of mental health
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 56:245-54. 2012
  5. pmc Yoga breathing through a particular nostril is associated with contralateral event-related potential changes
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research and Development, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Int J Yoga 5:102-7. 2012
  6. pmc Managing Mental Health Disorders Resulting from Trauma through Yoga: A Review
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249408, India
    Depress Res Treat 2012:401513. 2012
  7. pmc Awareness about bibliographic databases among students of Ayurveda and qualified Ayurveda practitioners
    Nilkamal Singh
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    J Ayurveda Integr Med 3:59-62. 2012
  8. pmc Finger dexterity and visual discrimination following two yoga breathing practices
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Int J Yoga 5:37-41. 2012
  9. pmc Brainstem auditory-evoked potentials in two meditative mental states
    Sanjay Kumar
    Department of Yoga Research, Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Int J Yoga 3:37-41. 2010
  10. pmc Yoga reduces symptoms of distress in tsunami survivors in the andaman islands
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation A Yoga University, Bangalore, India
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:503-9. 2007

Collaborators

  • Acharya Balkrishna
  • Sanjay Kumar
  • Manoj Dash
  • Pailoor Subramanya
  • Sanjib Patra
  • Meesha Joshi
  • S P Sarang
  • P Raghuraj
  • N K Manjunath
  • Br Raghavendra
  • Nilkamal Singh
  • Sasmita Samantaray
  • Manjunath Nandi Krishnamurthy
  • Patil S Sarang
  • Naveen K Visweswaraiah
  • K V Naveen
  • R P Vempati
  • Kv Naveen
  • Nk Manjunath
  • Kk Deepak
  • P Subramanya

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the ability to voluntarily reduce the heart rate after a month of yoga practice
    Shirley Telles
    Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Integr Physiol Behav Sci 39:119-25. 2004
    ..The results suggest that yoga training can enable practitioners to use their own strategies to reduce the heart rate, which has possible therapeutic applications...
  2. doi request reprint Risk of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in survivors of the floods in Bihar, India
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research and Development, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Indian J Med Sci 63:330-4. 2009
    ..Following a natural disaster, survivors are vulnerable to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/ or depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short term health impact of a yoga and diet change program on obesity
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR35-40. 2010
    ..Obese persons often find physical activity difficult. The effects of a yoga and diet change program, emphasizing breathing techniques practiced while seated, was assessed in obese persons...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of yoga on different aspects of mental health
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 56:245-54. 2012
    ..01) occurred in the control group. This study suggests that a brief yoga program may be beneficial in decreasing anxiety, somatization of stress and discomfort, improving health-related quality of life and self-rated sleep quality...
  5. pmc Yoga breathing through a particular nostril is associated with contralateral event-related potential changes
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research and Development, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Int J Yoga 5:102-7. 2012
    ..But change in P300 (event-related potential generated when subjects attend to and discriminate between stimuli) from bilateral scalp sites when subjects were practicing uni- and alternate-nostril breathing are yet to be explored...
  6. pmc Managing Mental Health Disorders Resulting from Trauma through Yoga: A Review
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249408, India
    Depress Res Treat 2012:401513. 2012
    ..An attempt has also been made to explore possible mechanisms underlying benefits seen. As most of these studies were not done on persons exposed to trauma that had practiced yoga, this is a definite area for further research...
  7. pmc Awareness about bibliographic databases among students of Ayurveda and qualified Ayurveda practitioners
    Nilkamal Singh
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    J Ayurveda Integr Med 3:59-62. 2012
    ..The sample was from one institution; however, the findings emphasize the importance of updating the knowledge of post-graduates or those in practice...
  8. pmc Finger dexterity and visual discrimination following two yoga breathing practices
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Int J Yoga 5:37-41. 2012
    ..Though attention is required for fine motor and discrimination tasks, the effect of yoga breathing techniques on fine motor skills and visual discrimination has not been assessed...
  9. pmc Brainstem auditory-evoked potentials in two meditative mental states
    Sanjay Kumar
    Department of Yoga Research, Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Int J Yoga 3:37-41. 2010
    ..Practicing mental repetition of "OM" has been shown to cause significant changes in the middle latency auditory-evoked potentials, which suggests that it facilitates the neural activity at the mesencephalic or diencephalic levels...
  10. pmc Yoga reduces symptoms of distress in tsunami survivors in the andaman islands
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation A Yoga University, Bangalore, India
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:503-9. 2007
    ..05, t-test). This suggests that yoga practice may be useful in the management of stress following a natural disaster in people with widely differing social, cultural and spiritual beliefs...
  11. pmc Meditation on OM: Relevance from ancient texts and contemporary science
    Sanjay Kumar
    Department of Yoga Research, Indian Council of Medical Research Centre for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Int J Yoga 3:2-5. 2010
    ..In Indian scriptures the sacred syllable Om is the primordial sound from which all other sounds and creation emerge which signifies the Supreme Power...
  12. pmc Voluntary heart rate reduction following yoga using different strategies
    Br Raghavendra
    Department of Yoga and Biosciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bengaluru, India
    Int J Yoga 6:26-30. 2013
    ..Hence, the present study was designed to understand the strategies used by yoga practitioners and autonomic changes associated with voluntary heart rate reduction...
  13. pmc Nostril dominance at rest associated with performance of a left hemisphere-specific cancellation task
    Sasmita Samantaray
    Department of Yoga and Bioscience, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, India
    Int J Yoga 1:56-9. 2008
    ..An association has been reported between the dominant nostril through which we breathe and the cerebral hemisphere found to be active...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reaction time following yoga bellows-type breathing and breath awareness
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Percept Mot Skills 117:1131-40. 2013
    ..This suggests that the immediate effect of bhastrika pranayama is to inhibit unnecessary responding to stimuli...
  15. pmc Changes in P300 following alternate nostril yoga breathing and breath awareness
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Biopsychosoc Med 7:11. 2013
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  16. pmc Changes in autonomic variables following two meditative states described in yoga texts
    Shirley Telles
    ICMR Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, S VYASA, Bengaluru, India
    J Altern Complement Med 19:35-42. 2013
    ..While an earlier study did show improved performance in an attention task after dharana, the autonomic changes during these two states have not been studied...
  17. doi request reprint Science of the mind: ancient yoga texts and modern studies
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Research on Yoga, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249405, India
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:93-108. 2013
    ..The voluntarily regulated yoga breathing has distinct effects on metabolism, the autonomic nervous system, higher brain functions, and mental state. The effects of meditation on the nervous system and mental state are even clearer...
  18. pmc Blood pressure and Purdue pegboard scores in individuals with hypertension after alternate nostril breathing, breath awareness, and no intervention
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Med Sci Monit 19:61-6. 2013
    ..An elevated BP has been associated with poor performance in certain tasks requiring attention and co-ordination. The Purdue pegboard task assesses manual dexterity and eye-hand co-ordination...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of yoga on neuroticism in an Indian population varies with socio-demographic factors
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    J Cult Divers 19:118-23. 2012
    ..Hence, yoga is a useful intervention to reduce traits of neuroticism, with variations in the degree of change based on social factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Performance in a substitution task and state anxiety following yoga in army recruits
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Psychol Rep 110:963-76. 2012
    ..This suggests that even in army personnel naive to yoga, a yoga-based intervention or listening to meditation music could reduce anxiety while increasing performance on an attention task...
  21. doi request reprint Mid-latency auditory evoked potentials in 2 meditative states
    Shirley Telles
    ICMR Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, S VYASA University, Bengaluru, India
    Clin EEG Neurosci 43:154-60. 2012
    ..Hence, meditation influenced MLAEPs, while meditative focusing did not...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of high-frequency yoga breathing called kapalabhati compared with breath awareness on the degree of optical illusion perceived
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Maharishi Dayanand Gram, Bahadrabad, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249402, India
    Percept Mot Skills 112:981-90. 2011
    ..The changes were interpreted as due to changes in perception related to the way the stimuli were judged...
  23. pmc Effect of one week of yoga on function and severity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    BMC Res Notes 4:118. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  24. ncbi request reprint Meditation and attention: a comment on a recent article
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
    Percept Mot Skills 111:918-20. 2010
    ..Brainstem auditory evoked potential changes during the two states differed. Descriptions of yoga practices from ancient texts can give added insights about meditation and attention, supported by objective assessments...
  25. pmc Post traumatic stress symptoms and heart rate variability in Bihar flood survivors following yoga: a randomized controlled study
    Shirley Telles
    Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Delhi Haridwar Highway Haridwar 249402, India
    BMC Psychiatry 10:18. 2010
    ..A week of yoga practice was given to the survivors a month after the event and the effect was assessed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of a yoga practice session and a yoga theory session on state anxiety
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Percept Mot Skills 109:924-30. 2009
    ..The difference in scores following the sessions was statistically significant. Hence, yoga practice as well as learning about theoretical aspects of yoga appear to reduce state anxiety, with a greater reduction following yoga practice...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of yoga on musculoskeletal discomfort and motor functions in professional computer users
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation A Yoga University, Bangalore, India
    Work 33:297-306. 2009
    ..In contrast, the WL group (n=56) showed an increase in musculoskeletal discomfort and a decrease in left hand tapping speed. The results suggest that yoga practice is a useful addition to the routine of professional computer users...
  28. pmc Effect of yoga on self-rated visual discomfort in computer users
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Nagar, Bangalore, India
    Head Face Med 2:46. 2006
    ..The present randomized controlled trial was planned to evaluate the effect of a combination of yoga practices on self-rated symptoms of visual discomfort in professional computer users in Bangalore...
  29. pmc Effect of two yoga-based relaxation techniques on memory scores and state anxiety
    Pailoor Subramanya
    Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Biopsychosoc Med 3:8. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: A cyclical combination of yoga postures and supine rest in CM improved memory scores immediately after the practice and decreased state anxiety more than rest in a classical yoga relaxation posture (shavasana)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability during sleep following the practice of cyclic meditation and supine rest
    Sanjib Patra
    Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 35:135-40. 2010
    ..No change was seen on the night following SR. Hence yoga practice during the day appears to shift sympatho-vagal balance in favor of parasympathetic dominance during sleep on the following night...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessing depression following two ancient Indian interventions: effects of yoga and ayurveda on older adults in a residential home
    Manjunath Nandi Krishnamurthy
    Division of Life Sciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga University, Bangalore, India
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:17-23. 2007
    ..001, paired t-test). The other groups showed no change. Hence, an integrated approach of yoga including the mental and philosophical aspects in addition to the physical practices was useful for institutionalized older persons...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of sirsasana (headstand) practice on autonomic and respiratory variables
    N K Manjunath
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, City Office, No 9, Appajappa Agrahara, Chamarajpet, Bangalore 560 018, India
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 47:34-42. 2003
    ..Hence, both categories showed similar changes in the HRV components though changes in sympathetic vasomotor and sudomotor activity were different. These changes suggest sympathetic activation, irrespective of the method of practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Immediate effect of specific nostril manipulating yoga breathing practices on autonomic and respiratory variables
    P Raghuraj
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 33:65-75. 2008
    ..Hence, unilateral nostril yoga breathing practices appear to influence the blood pressure in different ways. These effects suggest possible therapeutic applications...
  34. ncbi request reprint Meditative states based on yoga texts and their effects on performance of a letter-cancellation task
    Sanjay Kumar
    Indian Council of Medical Research, Centre for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 109:679-89. 2009
    ..Focusing on the symbol OM in Dharana may favorably influence selective attention, concentration, visual scanning abilities, and a repetitive motor response compared to other sessions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Immediate effect of three yoga breathing techniques on performance on a letter-cancellation task
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore 560 019, India
    Percept Mot Skills 104:1289-96. 2007
    ..The improved performance may be related to the enhancement of contralateral hemisphere function found with selective nostril breathing...
  36. doi request reprint A nonrandomized non-naive comparative study of the effects of kapalabhati and breath awareness on event-related potentials in trained yoga practitioners
    Meesha Joshi
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    J Altern Complement Med 15:281-5. 2009
    ..The study was conducted to compare the P300 event-related potentials recorded before and after (1) high-frequency yoga breathing (HFYB) and (2) breath awareness...
  37. ncbi request reprint Performance on psychomotor tasks following two yoga-based relaxation techniques
    Pailoor Subramanya
    Indian Council of Medical Research, Centre for Advanced Research inYoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 109:563-76. 2009
    ..There was no change after the no-intervention/Control session. From the results it was difficult to conclude whether improved DLST scores after cyclic meditation were due to better information processing speed or improved motor speed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Changes in p300 following two yoga-based relaxation techniques
    S P Sarang
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Int J Neurosci 116:1419-30. 2006
    ..The present results support the idea that "cyclic" meditation enhances cognitive processes underlying the generation of the P300...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immediate effect of two yoga-based relaxation techniques on performance in a letter-cancellation task
    S P Sarang
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, No 19 K G Nagar, Bangalore 560 019, India
    Percept Mot Skills 105:379-85. 2007
    ..The results suggest that Cyclic Meditation brings about a greater improvement in performance in this task, which requires selective attention, concentration, visual scanning abilities, and a repetitive motor response...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sensory perception during sleep and meditation: common features and differences
    K V Naveen
    Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 96:810-1. 2003
    ..However, the two conditions differ in the level of awareness retained...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of yoga-based and forced uninostril breathing on the autonomic nervous system
    P Raghuraj
    Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 96:79-80. 2003
    ..These descriptions were in line with experiential observations of the ancient sages described in classical yoga texts. This paper summarizes these perspectives on uninostril breathing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of Yoga and Ayurveda on self-rated sleep in a geriatric population
    N K Manjunath
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Med Res 121:683-90. 2005
    ..Pharmacological treatment of insomnia in older persons is associated with hazardous side effects. Hence, the present study was designed to compare the effects of Yoga and Ayurveda on the self rated sleep in a geriatric population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changes in midlatency auditory evoked potentials following two yoga-based relaxation techniques
    Pailoor Subramanya
    Indian Council of Medical Research, Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Clin EEG Neurosci 40:190-5. 2009
    ..05) compared to before SR. In conclusion following CM the latencies of neural generators corresponding to cortical areas is prolonged, whereas following SR a similar change occurs at mesencephalic-diencephalic levels...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of four voluntary regulated yoga breathing techniques on grip strength
    Meesha Joshi
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 108:775-81. 2009
    ..However, findings were not considered significant, so methodological issues in yoga research which could contribute to null findings and even mask actual changes were discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Positive impact of cyclic meditation on subsequent sleep
    Sanjib Patra
    Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Med Sci Monit 15:CR375-81. 2009
    ..Cyclic meditation (CM) is a technique that combines yoga postures interspersed with supine rest. This combination is based on ancient texts and is considered easier for beginners to practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of a one-month yoga training program on performance in a mirror-tracing task
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore 560 019
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 50:187-90. 2006
    ..05) at the end of a month attributed to re-test. The study suggests that one month of yoga improved reversal ability, eye-hand co-ordination, speed and accuracy which are necessary for mirror star tracing...
  47. pmc A comparative controlled trial comparing the effects of yoga and walking for overweight and obese adults
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India
    Med Sci Monit 20:894-904. 2014
    ..Walking and yoga have been independently evaluated for weight control; however, there are very few studies comparing the 2 with randomization...
  48. doi request reprint Attitude of conventional and CAM physicians toward CAM in India
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
    J Altern Complement Med 17:1069-73. 2011
    ..The CAM physicians included practitioners of Ayurveda, homeopathy, and naturopathy...
  49. pmc Heart rate variability changes during high frequency yoga breathing and breath awareness
    Shirley Telles
    Patanjali Research Foundation, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:4. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  50. ncbi request reprint Yoga-based guided relaxation reduces sympathetic activity judged from baseline levels
    R P Vempati
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India
    Psychol Rep 90:487-94. 2002
    ..5 at baseline showed no such change. The results suggest that sympathetic activity decreased after guided relaxation based on yoga, depending on the baseline levels...
  51. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of yoga as a complementary therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Naveen K Visweswaraiah
    Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Respirology 9:96-101. 2004
    ..The present prospective, randomized trial compared the efficacy of anti-tuberculosis treatment (ATT) with two separate programs (yoga and breath awareness), on lung capacities and bacteriological status in pulmonary tuberculosis patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Oriental approaches to masculine and feminine subtle energy principles
    Shirley Telles
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Percept Mot Skills 100:292-4. 2005
    ..This suggests that any sex-specific effects of uninostril breathing may be associated with sex-based physiological differences, not with 'masculine' and 'feminine' attributes of the channels (and the corresponding nostrils)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Oxygen consumption and respiration during and after two yoga relaxation techniques
    Patil S Sarang
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, 19, Eknath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, K G Nagar, Bangalore 560 019, India
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:143-53. 2006
    ..e., 4.8 percent). The results support the idea that a combination of yoga postures with supine rest (in CM) reduces the oxygen consumption more than resting supine alone does...