International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Effect of Suryanamaskar versus Aerobic Exercises on Quality of Sleep and Stress Levels in Community Dwelling Elderly Population

Shikha Paasi | Snehal Pradip Thaleshwar | Naomi Mistry

Abstract: Background: The sleep problem faced by the elderly and the consequences of the inadequate and inappropriate sleep determines the quality of life in the elderly. Stress is a mental health problem of the elderly population that affects their quality of sleep and quality of life. Objective: (1) To compare the effect of Suryanamaskarand aerobic exercise on quality of sleep and stress level using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and perceived stress questionnaire. Method: Study design: Experimental design with duration of intervention for 4 weeks (3 sessions a week). Outcome Measure: This study used Pittssburg sleep quality index to measure the quality of sleep and perceived stress score to assessing the stressful life events. Result: although both groups showed statistical significance, suryanamaskar group fared better results. Conclusion: Suryanamaskar deemed more effective in improving sleep and reducing stress in the elderly population.

Keywords: Suryanamaskar, aerobic training, sleep and stress, elderly population

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 38 - 41

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