Yoga Abroad

Bio Mechanics Lab



  • Regular Column “Yoga Made Easy” on The Week Magazine


  • S. N. Omkar, Suryanamaskara (in kannada), Published by Karnataka Sahitya Parishat, 1993.
  • S. N. Omkar, Yoga in pregnancy, 2006.
  • S.N. Omkar, Patanjali yoga Sutra & personality development (in Kannada - 4th edition), Navakarnataka Publications.
  • S. N. Omkar, Arogyada Akara – Suryanamaskara (in Kannada), Prabhudeep Publications
  • S. N. Omkar, Student Upliftment & Rejuvenation through YogA (SURYA)
  • S.N.Omkar, Yoga for a pain-free back
  • S.N.Omkar, Yoga in pregnancy (2nd Revised Edition)
  • S. N. Omkar, Bennu Novige Yoga Chikitse, (in Kannada), Navakarnataka Publications. 2010
  • S. N. Omkar, Matrutvakke Munnudiyagi Yoga, (in Kannada), Navakarnataka Publications. 2010
  • S. N. Omkar, Yogato Nadumanappi Nivarana, (in Telugu), V.G.S. Publications. 2010

Book Chapters

  • S. N. Omkar and D. K. Ganesh, “Stability Training and Measurement System for Sportsperson (P84)”. The Engineering of Sport 7, Springer Paris, Pages435-442, Aug 2008.

Bio Mechanics Publications

S.N. Omkar, M. Manoj Kumar and Dheevatsa Mudigere, “Postural assessment of arbitrarily taken portrait and profile photographs using Image,” Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2007, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 231-237.

S. N. Omkar, Manoj and Dheevatsa, “Posture assessment using Image,” Indian journal of Aerospace Medicine, 2007, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 38-43.

S N Omkar and Ganesh D K, “Stability Training and Measurement System for Sportsperson (P84),” The Engineering of Sport 7, Springer Paris, ISBN978-2-287-09410-1, 2008, vol. 1, pp. 435-442.

S. N. Omkar and Vishwas, “Yoga techniques as a means of core stability training,” Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2009, vol. 13, no. 1, pp.98-103.

S.N Omkar, Ganesh D K and Kiran P. Kulkarni, “Standing Balance: Quantification and the Impact of Visual Sensory Input,” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - an International Journal, 2009, vol. 3, no.3, pp. 44-48.

S.N Omkar, Manoj Kumar M and Vinay Kumar j, “Application of Ant- Miner Algorithm to Extract Knowledge from Star Excursion Balance Test,” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 2009, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 31-36.

S N Omkar, Meenakshi Mour and Debarun Das, “Motion Analysis of Sun Salutation using Magnetometer and Accelerometer,” International Journal of Yoga, 2009, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 62-68.

Omkar S N, Raviprakash S, Vishwas S and Kiran P Kulkarni, “An analysis of leg muscle stretch using digital image correlation,” Journal of structural engineering, 2010, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 327-345.

S N Omkar, Meenakshi Mour and Debarun Das, “A mathematical model of effects on specific joints during practice of the Sun Salutation – A sequence of yoga postures,” Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2011, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 201–208.

Ashwin Mishra and S.N. Omkar, “Singularity Analysis and Comparative Study of Six Degree of Freedom Stewart Platform as a Robotic Arm by Heuristic Algorithms and Simulated Annealing,” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Sciences and Technologies (IJAEST), 2011, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 115- 121.

S.N. Omkar and M. Monisha, “Sign Language Recognition Using Thinning Algorithm,” ICTACT Journal On Image And Video Processing, 2011, vol. 2, no. 1 pp. 241-245.

S.N. Omkar, Anil M Vanjare, Suhith H and Srinivas Kumar G H, “Motion Analysis for Short and Long Jump,” International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 2012, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 132-143.

S.N. Omkar, Badri Narayanan B, Ashwini Rao, Rohit Bhaskar and Sachin Kumar, “A Comparitive Study on Performance Analysis of Sun-Salutation Using Fast Fourier Transform, Wavelet Transform and Hilbert-Huang Transform,” ISSN 1750-9823 International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 2012, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 54-064.

Guruprasad, S.N.Omkar and S. Asokan, “A Novel Fiber Bragg Grating Based Sensing Methodology for Direct Measurement of Surface Strain on Body Muscles during Physical Exercises," International Journal of Optomechatronics, 2012, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 189-198.

Amarjot Singh and S.N. Omkar, “Analysis of Wrist Extension using Digital Image Correlation,” International Journal on Image and Video Processing (ICTACT), 2012, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 343-351.

Omkar SN, “Surya Namaskaar for Holistic Well Being: A Comprehensive Review of Surya Namaskaar,” Journal of Yoga and Physical Therapy, 2012, vol. 2, no. 2.

B. Vadiraj, S.N. Omkar, S.B. Kandagal and M.C. Kiran,” Human Response Characteristics to Impact Conditions During Spacecraft Takeoff and Impact Landing”, International journal of Aerospace Innovations, Volume 4, number 3&4, 2012.

Guru Prasad A.S., Omkar S.N., Vikranth H.N., Anil V, Badri N B., and Asokan S. Fiber braggs grating sensor based instrumentation for plantar strain measurement and postural stability analysis, Journal of Measurement (Accepted).

Guru Prasad A.S, Omkar S N, Anand K & Asokan S, Analysis of airline exercises to avoid deep vein thrombosis using fiber bragg grating sensor instrumentation, Journal of Biomedical Optics (Accepted).

V. Boobalan, S.N. Omkar, D.V. Ramesh & S. Shankar, ” Simulation of Muscle Activation Patterns in the Hip Joint During Normal Level Walking Followed by Sit- to- Stand Movement Between Two Hip Implants”, Trends Biomater. Artif. Organs, 28(1), 19-25, 2014

Kiran M C, B Vadiraj, S N Omkar, “Evaluation of bio-dynamic responses of human body subjected to impacts due to speed humps”, International Journal of Experimental and Computrational Biomechanics (Accepted)