Laxmi Narayan Joshi


The purpose of the study was to investigate the “effect of selected yoga asana on quality of life of chronic low back pain patients. Method: The study was conducted on chronic low back patients of Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India and age ranging from 25 to 40 years. Total thirty male/female chronic low back pain patients selected as subject (N=30). These subjects were selected in terms of purposive sample from Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. Pre-test post-test single group design was used for the study. Six weeks yogic training was employed including Balasana, Marjariasana, Bhujangasna, Dhanurasana, Ushtrasana, Vajarasana, Paschimottanasana, Shavasana and Pawanamuktasana. The data was collected by administration of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire for finding out the quality of life. It was hypothesized that six week of yoga training would significantly affect the quality of life of chronic low back pain patients. The data collected on quality of life was analyzed by dependent “t” test. The level of significance for testing the hypothesis was set at 0.05. Findings: The mean values and standard deviation of pre-test and post-test of quality of life of subjects were 21.40, 1.83 and 4.03, 2.67 respectively. Significant yogic training effect was found for the quality of life of CLBP. (tcal=27.98>ttab=2.04). The result showed that Yogic training significantly affect the quality of life of chronic low back pain patients.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v0i0.567


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