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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 4, Part C

Effect of yoga and aerobic dance on biochemical variables in sedentary individuals


Author(s): Rajesh Kannan S, Arun B and Punitha Kumar RK

Abstract: Sedentary lifestyle has associated with poor health outcomes. Any waking behavior with low energy expenditure is sedentary lifestyle. Because of sedentary life style there are various physiological changes occurs in the human body. Multiple changes in the biochemical variables are seen in sedentary behavior. Yoga is one of our traditional methods which promotes active life style and also aids in health life style. Aerobic dance is a form of aerobic exercises which improves the individual’s health through dance movements. Since there are not much studies comparing the aerobic dance and yoga this study aims to identify the effect of aerobic dance and yoga therapy on various biochemical variables in sedentary individuals. 50 subjects were selected using random sampling method based on International physical activity questionnaire (IPAQ) and they all randomly divided into two groups. Both underwent a protocol of exercises for 12 weeks. Biochemical variables includes HDL, LDL, Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Hemoglobin levels were calculated and taken for analysis using SPSS 21.0. The result of the study between yoga and aerobics shows that total cholesterol is 2.69 with p< 0.05, HDL is 2.45 with p< 0.05, LDL is 4.66 with p< 0.05, Triglycerides is 2.57 with p< 0.05, and Hemoglobin is 2.45 with p< 0.05. The study concludes that yoga has shows improvement in the LDL, HDL and total cholesterol whereas, aerobic dance shows improvement in the Triglycerides and hemoglobin values in sedentary individuals.

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How to cite this article:
Rajesh Kannan S, Arun B and Punitha Kumar RK. Effect of yoga and aerobic dance on biochemical variables in sedentary individuals. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(4): 190-193.
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