2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part E
Effect of 24 weeks yogic practices on lipid profile of obese men in Malnad region
AUTHOR(S): Thippeswamy B, Appanna M Gasti and Gajanana Prabhu B
Lipids are important for cell health, but they can be harmful when they build up in the blood. lipids are fats and fat-like substances that are important parts of cells and sources of energy. Yoga is an ancient form of practice aiming at harmony between body and mind. It is the science practiced in India since ancient times. The subjects for the study were one hundred obese men selected purposively from Shivamogga Urban locality. The subjects were equally divided to Experimental and Control groups. Their age ranged between 35 to 55 years. The data on lipid profile was collected by means of blood sample collection and hematological analysis in a laboratory setting by a qualified lab technician. The data was collected twice during pre and post test situations. In between a well planned and executed yoga training program was conducted on experimental group for twenty four weeks. Some of the asanas practiced are mentioned in the article for future research. All the aspects of lipid profile significantly reduced due to yogic practice and was evident during post test situation. The results revealed the fact that there was an improvement in all the aspects of lipid profile except High Density Lipoprotein in control group under investigation. It was concluded that, the twenty four weeks yogic practice significantly reduced all the aspects of lipid profile in obese men of Malnad region.
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Thippeswamy B, Appanna M Gasti, Gajanana Prabhu B. Effect of 24 weeks yogic practices on lipid profile of obese men in Malnad region. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):292-294.