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Abstract Title

Effects of Sun Salutation Sequence on Health-Related Physical Fitness in Obesity Women

Abstract Theme

Physical activity and health

Type Presentation

Poster

Abstract Authors

Presenter Khaothin Thawichai - Suranaree University of Technology (School of Sports Science, Institute of Science) - TH
Rachnavy Pornthep - Suranaree University of Technology (School of Sports Science, Institute of Science) - TH

Presentation Details

Poster Exhibition Site (Local): Yellow - 12        Date: 1 September        Time: 8am to 7pm        Presenter: KHAOTHIN THAWICHAI

Abstract Resume

Background:
Hatha yoga is considered the most relaxing form for relaxation and restoration but sometimes use a term that covers all forms of yoga. Sun salutation is one step in the science of yoga and a part of
Hatha yoga. It is an ancient science that has health benefits for life and procedure exercise of external organs as well as the internal organs maintained. It was the kind of physical exercise that is
most effective for health in person are performed every day to still healthy throughout. However, few investigations have focused on quantification of sun salutation practice on health-related
physical fitness in obesity women. Therefore, this study was to examine the effects of an eight-week of sun salutation sequence on health-related physical fitness in obesity women.

Methods:
The participants were thirty obesity women and volunteer from the staff of Nakhon Ratchasima College, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Participants were divided into two groups, a sun salutation group,
and control group. The sun salutation group performed in an eight-week sun salutation sequence training and the control group did not perform any exercise training techniques. Both groups were tested
before and after eight- weeks of the study on health-related physical fitness including muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, and pulmonary
function.

Results:
This study show that participants in the training group perform significantly different higher scores in cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, and pulmonary function. There was no change in muscular
strength and endurance and body composition than the participants in the control group.

Conclusions:
Sun-salutation sequence training two days a week for eight-week are also used which is beneficial for health-related physical fitness on cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, and pulmonary function.
However, no more beneficial for muscular strength and endurance and body composition in obesity women.

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