Vol. 1, Issue 9 (2016)
An exploratory study of low back pain among yoga practitioners and non-yoga practitioners in relation to specific life style factors
Author(s): Engersol, Dr. V Duraisami
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate an exploratory study of low back pain among yoga practitioners and non yoga practitioners in relation to specific life style factors. The subjects were equally assigned to random sampling procedure into two equal groups, i.e., the experimental group and control group. The experimental group under gone the practices in yogic practices. The control group not underwent the any kind of yogic practices for the duration of the training programme of twelve weeks. The training was given in alternate days in a week. Each session scheduled for 60 minutes. The anger and heart rate was measured before and after the experimentation using the standardized test and standardized questionnaire. The data were analyzed by Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) and it was concluded that the selected yogic practices group than the control group had significant (P < 0.05) effect on the anger and heart rate level.