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2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

Effect of Suryanamaskar on minimum muscular fitness of sedentary life peoples of Aurangabad city


Author(s): Dr. Abhijit Kadam, Shaunak M Pagi, Sagar P Dhikale, and Dr. Shashikant Pardeshi

Abstract: The Purpose of this study was to keep fit or physical fitness a need of the days in human society. In this age lack of muscular fitness leads towards the various disorders in human body. The muscular fitness of sedentary people’s more over today’s medical sciences has also given graters importance towards the development of muscular fitness. Various reports also revealed that practice of Suryanamaskar result for improvement of muscular fitness. Hence it was therefore considered appropriate by research scholars to investigate the effects of Suryanamaskar on minimum muscular fitness of sedentary life peoples. The aim of this study was find out the “effect of Suryanamaskar on minimum muscular fitness of sedentary life peoples of Aurangabad city”. Whole population (N=100) of this study were tested and selected a total number of 60 male sedentary peoples from administrative employee in the age group of 30-50 years who had failed into three to six test items with the help of purposively method of sampling from Vivekanand college Samarth nagar Aurangabad. And the subjects were divided into two group by randomly method i.e, 30 experimental group and 30 control group. Sedentary peoples of the experimental group were given the 30 minutes Suryanamaskar, but the controlled group did not part in Suryanamaskar program. The duration of Suryanamaskar program was six weeks which was given six days in a week. Pre and post test conducted on the both the groups and data was analyzed by independent sample t-test. The results showed that the descriptive statistics gain of pre and posttests of subjects on Test 1 Abdominal and Psoas muscles, Test 2 Abdominal muscles without Psoas, Test 3 strength of Psoas and Lower Abdominal muscles, Test 4 strength of the Upper Back muscles, Test 5 strength of the Lower Back muscle and Test 6 strength of Back and Hamstring muscles as experimental group was (7.33 ± 5.2, 7.33 ± 5.8, 7.00 ± 5.3, 7.33 ± 4.4, 7.67 ± 5.0 and 8.33 ± 3.7) respectively and the descriptive statistics gain of pre and posttests control group was (1.33 ± 5.0, 1.67 ± 5.3, 1.33 ± 4.3, 1.33 ± 5.0, 0.33 ± 3.1 and 1.00 ± 3.0) respectively. The calculated ‘t’ value of subjects in Test 1 Abdominal and Psoas muscles, Test 2 Abdominal muscles without Psoas, Test 3 strength of Psoas and Lower Abdominal muscles, Test 4 strength of the Upper Back muscles, Test 5 strength of the Lower Back muscle and Test 6 strength of Back and Hamstring muscles was 4.52, 3.93, 4.50, 4.84, 7.34 and 8.25 respectively. To determine the effect of Suryanamaskar on minimum muscular fitness of sedentary peoples of Aurangabad city, independent sample t-test was used at 0.05 levels of significance in relation to pre and post-test of Kraus – Weber’s minimum muscular fitness tests. A significant level at 0.05 (p = 0.001) effect of Suryanamaskar was found to improve the minimum muscular fitness of sedentary peoples, and it was also concluded that the beneficial effect of Suryanamaskar can be applied to all sedentary peoples to improve the fitness, physical health and sports activities of the sedentary peoples.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Abhijit Kadam, Shaunak M Pagi, Sagar P Dhikale, and Dr. Shashikant Pardeshi. Effect of Suryanamaskar on minimum muscular fitness of sedentary life peoples of Aurangabad city. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(1): 30-32.
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