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RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 501-505


Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review

Syeda Lareb Fatima, Fareeha Amjad, Adnan Hashim.

Abstract
Objective: To observe the association of Muslim prayer and physical fitness.
Methodology: For this article, the data were searched from Google scholar, PubMed, Pedro and Cochrane library using the keywords and reviewed using the systematic approach. A systematic review was conducted. Several positive effects are gained from Prayer. It impacts both physical health and mental health. During offering prayers, there is the movement of the whole body. It also interlinks with spiritual well-being. So, Prayer is also called physical fitness. It reduces the mental strains. It makes the relation between God and Muslims. It is very beneficial for physical health. This study only includes the articles elated cross-sectional research and systematic reviews.
Results: We selected the 10 studies without biasness and unpaid, 7 out of 10 had association between Prayer and physical fitness. There were beneficial outcomes which are suitable for health. Prayer is also helpful for disabled and geriatric patients, indirectly maintaining physical fitness.
Conclusion: Prayer is very beneficial for health. It maintains the physical fitness level. It gives body shape. It reduces the level of obesity. During praying, the muscles of the body contract and relax at specific positions which increases the blood flow, which helps in removing wastes. Though, it gives more positive results that are very useful for a person's health.

Key words: Praying, Physical health, physical fitness, exercise and physical activity.


 
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Fatima SL, Amjad F, Hashim A. Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 501-505.


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Fatima SL, Amjad F, Hashim A. Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=94621 [Access: May 19, 2022].


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Fatima SL, Amjad F, Hashim A. Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 501-505.



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Fatima SL, Amjad F, Hashim A. Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. RMJ. (2022), [cited May 19, 2022]; 47(2): 501-505.



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Fatima, S. L., Amjad, . F. & Hashim, . A. (2022) Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. RMJ, 47 (2), 501-505.



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Fatima, Syeda Lareb, Fareeha Amjad, and Adnan Hashim. 2022. Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 501-505.



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Fatima, Syeda Lareb, Fareeha Amjad, and Adnan Hashim. "Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 501-505.



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Fatima, Syeda Lareb, Fareeha Amjad, and Adnan Hashim. "Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review." Rawal Medical Journal 47.2 (2022), 501-505. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Fatima, S. L., Amjad, . F. & Hashim, . A. (2022) Association of Muslim prayers and physical fitness among general population- A systematic Review. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 501-505.








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