EFFECT OF YOGIC PRACTICES ON SELECTED CHD RISK FACTORS AMONG DIABETES PATIENTS

Dr. P. Mahendiran
2017 Zenodo  
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of yogic practices on selected CHD risk factors among diabetic patients. To achieve this purpose, 20 women diabetic patients were randomly selected as subjects from the Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital, Annamalai University residing in various places around Chidambaram Town. The age of the subjects were ranged from 35 to 40 years. The subjects were further classified at random into two equal groups of 10 subjects each in which group -
more » ... h in which group - I underwent yogic practices for six days per week for eight weeks during morning sessions only and group - II acted as control who were not undergo any special training programme. The selected criterion variables such as glucose and high density lipoproteins were assessed before and after the training period. The collected data were statistically analysed by using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). From the results of the study it was found that there was a significant decrease in blood glucose and significant improvement in high density lipoproteins for yogic practice group when compared with the control group.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3567098 fatcat:jc4md3bkb5hbtfo5xskzhaoptm