Effect of suryanamaskar on anxiey & mental stress in medical students
Corresponding Author(s) : Dr Manveen Kaur Lall
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 9 No. 3 (2021): 2021 Volume - 9 Issue - 3
Suryanamaskar is a yoga practise that is popular in India. There is a need to research the psychological impacts of physiology in addition to the existing studies. The purpose of this study is to see how suryanamaskar affects relaxation dispositions (R-dispositions) amongst medical students in (Harayana), India. The current study employed a randomised control group design and was done in a collegiate environment. The ABC relaxation theory was used to measure stress symptoms in a group of 419 medical college students (ages 17 to 22). A total of 124 medical students were randomly allocated to an experimental and control group out of 419 medical students who were classified as having a high level of stress. Both groups included 40 participants who finished the programme and were evaluated on R-dispositions and stress dispositions before and after the suryanamaskar programme. When compared to the control group, the experimental group scored higher on the R-dispositions of physical relaxation, reduced anxiety & sleeplessness, at ease/peace, rested and refreshed, strength and awareness, and joy, and scored lower on sleepiness and stress dispositions such as somatic stress, worry, and negative emotion. Suryanamaskar was found to be helpful in promoting R-Dispositions such as physical relaxation, mental calm, at ease/peace, rested and rejuvenated, strength and alertness, and joy, as well as reducing drowsiness, somatic tension, worry, and negative mood.
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