International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

ISSN: 2456-5067

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Efficacy of yoga on flexibility

Author(s): Bhavana M
Abstract: Introduction: Flexibility is ‘the range of movements in a joint or joints of the body and ligaments in the muscle fibres that cross the joints.’ Flexibility varies particularly between the differences in muscle length of multi joint muscles and flexibility in some joints can be increased to a certain degree by exercise with stretching a common exercise component to maintain or improve. Gender, age and genetics are important for range of motions. Many factors are taken into account Flexibility is ‘the range of movements in a joint or joints of the body and ligaments in the muscle fibres that cross the joints.’ Flexibility varies particularly between the differences in muscle length of multi joint muscles and flexibility in some joints can be increased to a certain degree by exercise with stretching a common exercise component to maintain or improve. Gender, age and genetics are important for range of motions. Many factors are taken into account when establishing personal flexibility-jointstructures, ligaments, tendons, muscles, skin, tissueinjury, fattissue, body temperature and activity level. The body flexibility level is measured and calculated by performing ‘Sit and Reach’ or ‘Stand and Reach’ methods. The result obtained is defined as ‘Personal Flexibility Score.’ Objectives: To prove flexibility increases very well by the practice of Yoga asanas, To prove flexibility enhancement in school children with more of sedentary lifestyle-less outdoor sports involvement and physical activities are taken as the control 1. Children in age group between 12-14 years are selected. 3. The students selected are 05 boys and 20 girls. 5. The personal flexibility score is recorded by Stand and reach method, Sit and reach method, Reach beyond feet method.
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