Dr. Stacy D. Hunter is an assistant professor at Texas State University where she is the director of the Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratory. She is also the research director for Pure Action, Inc. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of Texas at Austin and has been a yoga practitioner since 2008. She has now published several pioneering studies on the impact of yoga on vascular endothelial function and arterial stiffness and presented her findings at yoga teacher trainings, yoga studios and symposia in the U.S. and abroad.
- Effects of yoga interventions practised in heated and thermoneutral conditions on endothelium-dependent vasodilatation: The Bikram yoga heart study.
- The effect of Bikram yoga on endothelial function in young and middle-aged and older adults.
- Impact of Hot Yoga on Arterial Stiffness and Quality of Life in Overweight and Obese Adults
- Improvements in Glucose Tolerance with Bikram Yoga in Older, Obese Adults: A Pilot Study