Effect of Yogic Practices on Selected Risk Factors among Men Low Back Pain Sufferer

Author(s) Name

Dr. N. Bright Selva Kumar


According to Patanjali, one can attain this (the individual self with the Supreme One) union by controlling and eliminating the ever- arising ‘vrittis’ or modifications of the mind. He also suggests that the mind, in turn, can be controlled through the right kind of discipline and training. Patanjali says that there are basic obstacles pervading the mind that are not conducive to yoga practice. The purpose of the study was to investigate effect of yogic practices on selected risk factors among men low back pain sufferer. The subjects were equally assigned to random sampling procedure into two equal groups, i.e., the experimental group and control group. The experimental group under gone the practices in yogic practices. The control group not underwent the any kind of yogic practices for the duration of the training programme of twelve weeks. The training was given in alternate days in a week. Each session scheduled for 60 minutes. The pain  was measured before and after the experimentation using the standardized test. The data were analyzed by Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) and it was concluded that the selected yogic practices group than the control group had significant (P < 0.05) effect on the pain  level.


Yogic practices, pain and low back pain.

Please cite this article as

Dr. N. Bright Selva Kumar (2020). Effect of Yogic Practices on Selected Risk Factors among Men Low Back Pain Sufferer. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 7, 2(1), 1-4.