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prostration

 [pros-tra´shun]
extreme exhaustion or lack of energy or power.
heat prostration heat exhaustion.

pros·tra·tion

(pros-trā'shŭn),
A marked loss of strength, as in exhaustion.
[L. pro-sterno, pp. -stratus, to strew before, overthrow]

prostration

(prŏ-strā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of prostrating oneself.
b. The state of being prostrate.
2. Total exhaustion or weakness; collapse.

pros·tra·tion

(pros-trā'shŭn)
A marked loss of strength, as in exhaustion.
[L. pro-sterno, pp. -stratus, to strew before, overthrow]
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Prostration is found to have a slight decrease in heart rate during Salat (69+-6 bpm).3 Evidence concludes that prostration during Salat has similar effects on the musculoskeletal system compared to a child's pose which is a stretching exercise.1 Moreover, based on the body posture adopted during prostration, it is comparable to William's flexion exercises which are often prescribed in the management of back pain and spinal stenosis, as it promotes flexion and stretching of the muscles on the dorsal aspect of the spine and in turn decreasing the stress due to excessive lumbar lordosis.15
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