WITH PARAMPUJYA SWAMI RAMDEV JI MAHARAJ

“ROLE OF PRANAYAM IN SPORTS MEDICINE”
Under the Guidance Of

  Parampujya Swami Ramdev Ji Maharaj & Acharya Balkrishan ji Maharaj  

 
Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) Mohun Bagan Athletic Club Kripalu Bagh Ashram, Kankhal, Kolkata (West Bangal)

Dr. Avnish Upadhyay Sen. Research Scholar Deptt. Of Drug Development and Clinical Research, PYP

• BACKGROUND • Pranayam is the foundation of reducing performance anxiety and improving concentration. • Yog-Pranayam will help you develop a habit of breathing correctly. • Yog-Pranayam poses are all about building core strength. The slow, focused movements require a strong mid-section and the isometric contractions of many exercises will add a new form of resistance training to your typical machine-based workouts.

OBJECTIVES Yog and Pranayam is one such measure that should be most important aid among recreational and competitive athletes to improve theis stamina and performacne. Purpose of this trial is to evaluate the effects of yog-pranayama on the stamina and performance of a Junior Mohun Bagan Team along with physiological, pathological and neurological improvements.

STUDY DESIGN/METHODS
Primary and secondary endpoints To determine the efficacy of Yog –Pranayam in the development of skill, stamina and performance of athletes( Footballers). The major endpoints ware taken : 1. Improvement in the complete blood picture,Hb%, Liver Function tests,Kidney Function Tests, Lipid Profile. 2. Improvement in Pulse rate, Blood Pressure, Weight, BMI, Fat %, FVC, FEV1. 3. Any unwanted events or happenings

Yoga Training / treatment All subjects undergo rigorous Yog-Pranayam training at morning 5.30 to 6.30 and evening 6.30 to 7.30 with balanced diet reintroduced by Parampujya Swami Ramdev Ji Maharaj and Acharya Balkrishan Ji Maharaj for 7 days from 7 july 06 to 13 july 06 with follow-up for next one month . Scientific techniques of Bhrastrika, Kapalbhati, Bahya, Anulom-Vilom, Bhramri, Udgith and Ujjai will be practiced by all participants along with practice various Yogasanas by well qualified technical team. No other medication will be permitted beside any serious condition.All subjects compliance to treatment ware clearly monitored by trainers.

Tools / instruments used • Tools used for the Physical and Pathological investigations were BP Instrument, Weight & Fat analyzer, PFT(Pulmonary Function Test Apparatus), TMT(Tread Mil Test Walker), Centrifuge, Automated Hematology Analyzer, Manual Hematology Analyzer, Blood Gas Analyzer, Semi Auto Biochemistry Analyzer and XL-600 fully automated Biochemistry Analyzer. • All subjects undergo pre and post physiological and pathological investigations at Patanjali Yogpeeth OPD, Pathology Lab and Diagnostic center. Blood samples ware drawn from an antecubital vein at the beginning i.e. on 7 July 07 and at the end 12.7.07 for pathological & biochemical investigation at Patanjali Yogpeeth

Statistics Data is expressed as mean +_SD. Analysis of the results will be made by using average change in parameters showing with bar diagram. Results • Descriptive characteristics of the subjects are presented in table 1.
Table 1. Physical data of the subjects taken before Yoga session.

MEN(N= 25) Values expressed as mean ± SD

Age, yrs 21.2 ± 10.48

Height, cm 165.8 ± 3.664

Weight, kg 56.08 ± 5.481

There was a significant reduction in the weight,BMI, Fat%, Max.Pulse after Yogic Practices(Physical Para.)
Table 2. Physical Parameters in Subjects before and after Yogic Practices.
Parameters Weight BMI Fat% Max. Pulse Initial 56.08 ± 5.481 20.384 ± 1.61 15.64 ± 4.14 137.9 ± 7.329 after Yoga Session 55.96 ± 5.372 20.22 ± 1.57 15.2 ± 4.004 136.2 ± 7.42

Values expressed as mean ± SD
Average change in physical parameters 137.9 136

140 120 100
Value

80 60 40 20 0

56

55.9 20.3 20

15.6

15

weight

BMI

Fat%

Max.Pulse

Before Yog

After Yog

There was a significant reduction in the FVC and (Physical Para.)
Parameters FVC FEV1 Values expressed as mean ± SD
Average change in physical parameters

FEV1

Table 2. Physical Parameters in Subjects before and after Yogic Practices.
Initial 3.328 ± 0.44 2.736 ± 0.47 after Yoga Session 3.354 ± 0.279 2.95 ± 0.30

3.32

3.4 2.7

4 3
Value

2.95

2 1 0 FVC FEV1

Before Yog

After Yog

There was a significant reduction in the levels of serum triglycerides and VLDL-cholesterol at the end of yog .
Initial after Yoga Session TableParametersParameters in Subjects before and after Yogic Practices. 2. Physical Cholesterol HDL LDL Triglyceride VLDL 154.9 ± 24.48 50.52 ± 8.57 88.32 ± 16.9 129.8 ± 46.44 19.88 ± 7.11 126.8 ± 19.79 46.64 ± 6.31 73 ± 14.1 85.08 ± 35.31 13.04 ± 5.43

Average change Values expressed as mean ± SD in pathological parameters

200 150 Value 100 50 0

154.9

126 88 73 19.8 13

129.8 85

C holesterol

LDL

VLDL

Triglyc eride

Before Yog

After Yog

There was a significant change in the levels of Bil-T, Bilirubin-Direct,SGOT, SGPT, Serum protein,Albumin ang Globulin.
TableParameters 2. Pathological Parameters inInitial Subjects before andafter Yoga Session after Yogic Practices.
Bil-T Bil-D SGOT Prot. Glob. 1.278 ± .78 0.527 ± 0.22 42.3 ± 6.51 8.67 ± 0.322 4.22 ± 0.35 1.0 ± 0.55 0.486 ± 0.21 34.0 ± 7.0 7.98 ± 0.33 3.73 ± 0.31

Values expressed as mean Average change in pathological parameters ± SD
50 40
Value
42. 2 34

30 20 10 0
1. 27 1 0. 52 0. 48 8. 7 7. 9 4. 2 3. 73

B il-T

B il-D

SGOT

Prot.

Glob.

Before yog

After Yog

• There was a significant change in the levels of
Serum urea level, Serum Creatinine and Serum Uric Acid levels.
Table 2. Physical Parameters in Subjects before and after Yogic Practices. Parameters Initial after Yoga Session
S.Urea S. Creatinine Uric Acid Values expressed as mean ± SD
Average change in pathological parameters
28.9

28.96 ± 5.6 1.167 ± 0.095 6.07 ± 0.86

20.54 ± 4.52 1.03 ± 0.11 5.12 ± 0.86

30 25 20 Value 15 10 5 0
Urea Creatinine 1.16 1.03 6.07 5.12 20.5

Uric Acid

The present study had demonstrated the efficacy of Pranayam and Yogasan on blood lipid profiles, Pulmonary functions, weight, BMI, Fat%, working efficiency(TMT), Renal function tests and liver function tests in normal healthy volunteers. Yoga practices may be helpful in patients with lipid metabolism disorders such as diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease and dyslipidemia, obesity, respiratory disorders, stress disorders, liver disorders and renal disorders like

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