2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part W
Effect of yogic asana on body fat percentage
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Aloke Sen Barman and Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu
Yoga is one such intervention, with studies reporting long-term adherence and benefits in various health conditions, including obesity. Total 48 subjects were selected for this study. The mean age of the subjects was (12 ± 1) years. All the subjects were randomized by www.randomizer.org into two groups: Experimental (n = 24) and wait list control (n = 24). After 6 weeks regular 16 yogic asana practice in progressive training load method the percentage of body fat decreased by 17.84% (p< 0.05) and 33.63% after 12 weeks significantly (p< 0.001). It may be concluded that 12 weeks regular progressive training load oriented practice of asana may decrease body fat percentage significantly.
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Dr. Aloke Sen Barman, Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu. Effect of yogic asana on body fat percentage. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1263-1265.