Low back pain (LBP) is among the most common musculoskeletal symptoms. The reported lifetime occurrence of pain and associated disability ranges from 54% to more than 80%, and the point prevalence rate is around 20% in the general population. Although the burden of LBP is not clearly reported, more effective interventions including yoga therapy could potentially lead to cost reserves. Yoga has been described to be helpful in treating a range of stress related disorders, enlightening autonomic functions, terminating symptoms of asthma, stuttering and dipping signs of oxidative stress. Through physical activity, it is considered chronic diseases chronic diseases could be addressed efficiently.
It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on September, 2014