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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part B

The effect of surya namaskara on flexibility of school level athletes


Author(s): Dileep Kumar Chaudhary and KN Singh

Abstract: Surya Namaskara a popular traditional Indian yogic practice. It is derived from Sanskrit name Surya and Namaskara which means sun salutations. It includes practice of twelve physical postures involving alternate backward bending and forward bending postures. This paper is related to the effect of Surya Namaskara on flexibility of school level athletes. This study was undertaken with the objective to find out the effect of Surya Namaskara on flexibility of school level athletes. The subjects were taken from different school of Varanasi. To achieve the objective of the study, the selected subjects were divided into two groups randomly i.e. control group and experimental group. Experimental group underwent Surya Namaskara practices for a period eight weeks, five days and control group did not participate in any special training other than the regular routine. In this study Surya Namaskara training session was eight weeks, five days used as an intervention. The study was conducted using the groups’ pre-test, post-test design. The finding of this study revealed that the Surya Namaskara was effective on flexibility of school level athletes. This paper is highlighting that, there was a significant improvement takes place on flexibility of school level athletes and also there was a significant difference exists between experimental and control groups on flexibility.

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How to cite this article:
Dileep Kumar Chaudhary, KN Singh. The effect of surya namaskara on flexibility of school level athletes. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(6):94-97.
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