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Clinical Study

Effect of Alternate Nostril Breathing Exercise on Experimentally Induced Anxiety in Healthy Volunteers Using the Simulated Public Speaking Model: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Table 1

Time sequence of study-related procedures.

Time (minutes)PhaseProcedure

−0:30Instructions about the intervention and measurements
−0:15Baseline (B)VAMS, SSPS
0:00InterventionANB or control
0:15Prestress (P)VAMS, SSPS
0:25Instructions about the simulated public speaking test
0:27Speech preparation
0:29Anticipatory phase (A)VAMS, SSPS
0:35Start of speech
0:37Speech performance (S)VAMS, SSPS
0:43Continuation of speech
0:45End of speech
0:55Poststress (F)VAMS, SSPS

VAMS, Visual Analog Mood Scale; SSPS, Self-Statements during Public Speaking; ANB, alternate nostril breathing.

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