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a material's capacity to conduct electricity

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There is improvement of forced expiratory volume in one second ([FEV.sub.1]), forced vital capacity (FVC), [FEV.sub.1]/FVC, peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR), forced expiratory flow rate 25-75% ([FEF.sup.25-75]), specific airway conductance (sGAW) (P < 0.001), and significant reduction in RAW (P < 0.001) after 4th and 8th weeks of yoga practice in Group A as compared to Group B [Tables 1-3].
It is evident that patients with large lungs will have higher Gaw than patients with smaller lungs and so to make a fair comparison with patients possessing different sized lungs, the Gaw is divided by the thoracic gas volume (VTG), which is comparable to the patient's FRC, to produce specific airway conductance or SGaw which is simply Gaw corrected for lung volume at FRC.
respectively) and specific airway conductance (sGaw) were measured before administration and repeated, 30, 60, 90 120, 150, and 180 min after administration of the oral extract and theophylline.
Specific airway conductance in guinea pigs: normal values and histamine induced fall.
Patients were assessed for changes in FE[V.sub.1], daytime symptom scores, specific airway conductance, and the need for rescue medication.