2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part H
Influence of surya namaskar and pranayama practices on body mass index, muscular strength and endurance, breath holding time among middle aged obesity men
AUTHOR(S): K Tamizhmaran and Dr. P Manju Pushpa
The purpose of the study was to find out the influence of Surya Namaskar and Pranayama practices on BMI (Body Mass Index) Muscular Strength and Endurance, Breath Holding Time among middle aged obese men. To achieve the purpose of the study 30 men subjects were randomly selected from the oxygen yoga center, Coimbatore District. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups with 15 subjects in each group. The Experimental group-I (N=15) underwent Surya namaskar and pranayama practice and Control group (N=15) did not undergo any practices. The data were collected before and after the training period of 12 weeks and the data collected were statistically analyzed with ‘t’ ratio, which was used to find out the significant difference on selected variables of Body Mass Index (BMI), Muscular strength and Endurance, Breath Holding Time. The result shows that surya namaskar and pranayama practice showed significant improvement in Body Mass Index (BMI), Muscular Strength and Endurance, Breath Holding Time.
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How to cite this article:
K Tamizhmaran, Dr. P Manju Pushpa. Influence of surya namaskar and pranayama practices on body mass index, muscular strength and endurance, breath holding time among middle aged obesity men. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2017;2(2):414-417.