APPLIED ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology,
Meaning of Anatomy & Physiology; Importance of knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology in Yoga – Structure And Function: Cells – Structure and function of various types of tissues.
Respiratory System and Yogic practices – Respiratory Tract(Nose, Pharynx, Larynx,
Bronchi, Bronchiole, Alveoli –Lungs) Mechanism of Respiration –Control of respiration –Nerve control, Chemical control and accessory control.
Muscular System and Yogic practices – Types of muscles (Skeletal Muscle, Cardiac Muscle, and Smooth Muscle). Joints and Yogic practices – Classification of Joints (Fibrous Joints – Cartilaginous joints- Synovial joints.
Nervous System and Yogic practices: Central Nervous System (CNS): (Brain and Spinal
Cord) – Peripheral Nervous System (PNS): (Cranial Nerves and Spinal Nerves) – Autonomic
Nervous System (ANS): (Sympathetic Division and Parasympathetic Division).
Cardiovascular System and Yogic practices –Structure and functions of Heart –Systemic
circulation, Pulmonary circulation, Portal circulation, Coronary circulation, Blood Vessels, Arteries,
Veins, and Capillaries – system: Lymphatic system –Blood Pressure and pulse.