International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part R
Effect of suryanamaskar on body mass index, systolic and diastolic blood pressure among obese working women
AUTHOR(S): Dr. V Muruguvalavan and V Jayanthi
Obesity is highly prevalent in women when compared to men. Some evidence suggests that lack of physical activity rather than caloric intake is a major determinant of obesity. Surya Namaskar provides vigour and vitality and keeps us healthy and fit. The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of Suryanamaskar on BMI, Systolic & Diastolic Blood pressure among obese working women. Fifteen working women were randomly selected as samples from Ruby Grand Apartments, Thiruvanchery, Chennai. The subject’s age group ranged between 28-42 years. Pretest was recorded for all the subjects. The subjects were advised to do Suryanamaskar in the morning five days a week for a period of twelve weeks. The post test was conducted on the above said dependent variables after a period of twelve weeks. The data collected from the subjects were statistically analyzed using T-Test. Though there was reduction in BMI. The results does not show significant difference on BMI and diastolic pressure level but significant change was observed in systolic pressure level. The study showed positive effect of Suryanamaskar on systolic pressure.
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Dr. V Muruguvalavan, V Jayanthi. Effect of suryanamaskar on body mass index, systolic and diastolic blood pressure among obese working women. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):976-977.