2019, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part D
Effect of asanas and pranayama on selected hormonal variables among polycystic ovary syndrome
AUTHOR(S): U Prabhakari and Dr. V Gopinath
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of asanas and pranayama on selected hormonal variables among polycystic ovary syndrome. To achieve this purpose 45 polycystic ovary syndrome women were randomly selected from Trichy district, Tamil Nadu and their age ranged between 25-35 years. They were divided in to three equal groups, namely Experimental Group I (Asanas), Experimental Group II (Pranayama) and Control Group. The training period was 12 weeks and 6 days per week. No treatment was given to control group and kept separate. Hormonal variables such as fasting insulin and estrogen were selected as dependent variables. The pre and post test was conducted before and after the treatment respectively. The ANCOVA was used to find out the significant difference between the groups. If the result was significant Scheffe’s post hoc test was used to find out the paired mean differences. The 0.05 level of confidence was fixed to find out the significant level. It was concluded that effect of asanas and pranayama improves the hormonal variables such as fasting insulin and estrogen.
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How to cite this article:
U Prabhakari, Dr. V Gopinath. Effect of asanas and pranayama on selected hormonal variables among polycystic ovary syndrome. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(2):203-206.