International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education


International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2021)

Effect of surya namaskar on core stability in young females-an experimental study


Kosha Gor, Hardini Prajapati

Suryanamaskar is a sequence of 12 powerful yoga poses which stimulates every large muscle groups in the body. It leads to alternate compression and stretching of abdominal organs which may help to tackle digestive or stomach related problems and also help to regulate menstruation. Because of lack of time and hectic schedule, it becomes difficult for the women to do exercise regularly. Nowadays, almost everyone suffers from some form of back pain. So, here arises the need to found out the influence of asana with surya namaskar practices on core stability among young females. A sample of 15 young females were taken as per inclusion and exclusion criteria. The subjects were made to do suryanamaskar for 15 days (2 times/days) and 2 sets of it increased every 5th day. Plank and dynamic abdominal endurance test were used to measure core stability. When mean difference of both the tests were compared, findings revealed improvement in core stability. It can be concluded that performing suryanamaskar for 15 days has shown improvement in core stability among young females.
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Kosha Gor, Hardini Prajapati. Effect of surya namaskar on core stability in young females-an experimental study. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 122-123
International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education