1. Yoga Education: Teaching, Learning & Therapy (In Press).
Following collaborative research projects have been conducted and published by the Secretary of our institution:
a) Project: Motor Functions & Work Capacity
Publication: Bera, T.K., Jolly, S.R., Ganguly, S.K., & Gharote, M.L. (1999). Effects of three-year yogic exercise programme on motor function in school boys. Yoga-Mimamsa, 33, 1, 1-22.
Govindarajulu, N., Murugesan, A., & Bera, T.K. (2002). Work capacity of elite school players practicing yoga in Pondicherry region. Yoga-Mimamsa, 34, 2, 129-136.
b) Project: Academic Achievement
Publication:Ganguly, S.K., Bera, T.K., & Gharote, M.L. (2002). Effect of long term yoga training on academic achievement of school going boys. Yoga-Mimamsa, 34, 2, 107-115.
c) Project: Health Related Fitness
Publication: Ganguly, S.K., Bera, T.K., & Gharote, M.L. (2003). Yoga in relation to health related physical fitness and academic achievement of school boys. Yoga-Mimamsa, 34, 3&4, 188-213.]
d) Project: Obesity & Hypertension
Publication:Bera, T.K., Gore, M.M., Kulkarni, D.D., Bhogal, R.S., & Oak, J.P. (2003). Residential and non-residential yoga training on health related physical fitness of obese patients. Yoga-Mimamsa, 34, 3&4, 166-187.
Gore, M.M., Kulkarni, D.D., Bhogal, R.S., & Bera, T.K. (2003). Effects of yoga and aerobics training on cardiorespiratory functions in obese people. Yoga-Mimamsa, 35, 1&2, 35-53. 3.
Padave, P.V., & Bera, T.K. (1999). Psychophysiological imbalance as risk factor of heart attack – a review. In Selected Papers of 3rd International Conference on “Yoga Research and Tradition” (held on 1-4 January, 1999 at Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla). Lonavla: Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M.Samiti, pp.146-150.
Murugesan, R., Govindarajulu, N., & Bera, T.K. (2000). Effect of selected yogic practices on the management of hypertension. Indian J. Physiol. & Pharmacol., 44, 1, 56-59.
e) Project: Self-Concept & Body Image in Women
Publication:Mishra, S.R., Tripathy, S., & Bera, T.K. (2004). Yoga for Body Image and Self Concept in Varsity Women. Yoga-Mimamsa, 36, 1&2, 48-70.
f) Project: Super Oxide Dismutase in Diabetics
Publication:Mahapure, H., Shete, S.U., & Bera, T.K. (2005). Effect of Yogic Exercises on Super Oxide Dismutase Levels in Diabetics. JAPA, (In press).