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  International Journal of Yoga

International Journal of Yoga (ISSN # 0973-6131), is a multidisciplinary Semiannual scientific Yoga journal, dedicated to Yoga research. The journal is an official publication of the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA University) Bengaluru, India. This journal is published by Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India. IJOY publishes original research articles, review articles, short communications, case reports, Letter to the Editor related to Yoga.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, Pubmed Central

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

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International Journal of Yoga (IJOY), is a multidisciplinary Semiannual scientific Yoga journal, dedicated to Yoga research. It publishes original research articles, review articles, short communications, case reports, Letter to the Editor related to Yoga. The main focus area for the journal is Yoga and Life Sciences. We encourage authors to submit articles which explains mechanisms of yoga, physiological changes and therapeutic benefits.

Fields of particular interest to the journal include, but are not limited to:

  • Health benefits of yoga: efficacy as well as mechanism trials
  • Psychophysiological effects of Yoga
  • Meditation and neurocognitive changes
  • Meditation and neuroimaging, cerebral blood flow changes
  • Breath regulation and its health benefits, physiological impact on body
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Yoga
  • Yoga and performance, perception, learning & cognition
  • Yoga and neural plasticity, neural regulation, autonomic changes
  • Yoga and metabolic changes
  • Yoga and ageing
  • Subtle energy fields
  • Consciousness

  Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA)   Top

One of the premier Yoga institutions in India situated in South Bangalore. Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VAYSA) is a Yoga University recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. It offers Bachelors, Masters, Post Graduate programs and PhD in Yoga. S-VYASA (www.svyasa.edu.in) is translating the vision and teachings of Swami Vivekananda in to action through academic higher education programs and Yoga research. S-VYASA has received the recognition ‘Center for Excellence in Yoga” by Department of AYUSH, Govt. of India. It is also the First ISO 2001:2008 Certified Yoga University

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