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Effect of Manavalakkalai Yoga and Acupuncture on Stress among Drivers with Back Pain

Author (Names):

K. Nallathambi

Abstract:

The purpose of the present study is to find out the effect of manavalakkalai yoga and acupuncture on stress among drivers with back pain. The study is conducted on 45 drivers with back pain in totally three groups, namely, experimental group – I & II and Control Group, each group consisted of 15 drivers with back pain. They underwent eight weeks of practice in Manavalakkalai yoga and acupuncture  of both the experimental groups whereas the control group do not undergo any type of training. Stress of the Psychological variables are measured before and after using the standard questionnaires (Dr.Latha Sathish Questionnaire). The Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) analyzes the data and it is concluded that the Manavalakkalai yoga and acupuncture have a significant of (P < 0.05). The findings of the study showed that the Experimental Group – I (manavalakkalai yoga with acupuncture) and Experimental Group – II (manavalakkalai yoga without acupuncture  ) group III (Control group) had improvement (reduced) in stress.

               

Keywords:

Geriatric, Manavalakkalai yoga and acupuncture and psychological variables.

Please cite this article as:

K. Nallathambi (2021). Effect of Manavalakkalai Yoga and Acupuncture on Stress among Drivers with Back Pain. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 8, 6(3), 11-15.