International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part B
Effect of yogasanas on flexibility and body mass index on sportsperson of Malda, West Bengal
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Debajyoti Haldar
Aim: The purpose of this research was to determine the effects of 10 weeks, yoga practice (Surya Namaskara) on flexibility and BMI of school going boys of West Bengal. Subjects and methods: The method of this study was experimental research and sample were 30 male athletes, of Malda DSA (18-22 aged), West Bengal. Thirty subjects were randomized in two groups, experimental group (n=15) and control group (n=15). Experimental group accomplished yoga practices program for 10 weeks, 3 days a week (control group had no yoga practice). Results: Paired sample T-test was used to analyze the data of the study by use of SPSS software. Result showed that 10 weeks Surya Namaskara significantly decreased BMI and increased flexibility in experimental group. Conclusion: Doing 10 weeks Surya Namaskara could decreased BMI and had positive effect on flexibility therefore it is useful exercise to increase flexibility and decrease BMI. Surya Namaskar exercise may be helpful over a longer period of time in maintaining optimum physical and mental health
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Dr. Debajyoti Haldar. Effect of yogasanas on flexibility and body mass index on sportsperson of Malda, West Bengal. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2017; 2(2): 74-76.