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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
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ICV : 78.6

Abstract

REVIEW ARTICLE ON FLEXIBILITY OF JOINTS & ITS IMPORTANCE IN PHYSICAL FITNESS

Suvarna Kakirwar* and Dr. Umesh Lunawat

ABSTRACT

Flexibility is one of the essential component of physical fitness. In general flexibility means the range movement around the skeletal joint of the body. For a good physical fitness, it is essential that person has quiet flexible joint & is able to maintain his or her body flexibility. Flexibility is the range of motion around joint as determined by the elasticity of the muscles, tendons & ligaments associated with joint under consideration. In order to maintain the natural flexibility of the joints & reduce the risk of injury in, the training program should always contain suitable & correctly executed flexibility exercises. A muscle that is trained for strength becomes shorter. This in turn means that its range of movement is restricted which in practice decreases its ability to utilize its increase force resources correctly. Exercises that are design to train the strength of group of muscles, should always be followed by stretching exercises for the same muscle group. Various Asanas in YogShastra (Branch of Ayurveda) are very useful for stretching. Yoga makes our mind stable and creative & maintains our physical fitness & makes the person energetic.

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