2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
The effect of yogic practies on psychological variables of college women hockey and basket ball players
Author(s): Aparna Alva N and Gerald Santhosh D’souza
Yoga is a way of living with an aim of a healthy mind in a healthy body. In this view the investigators have made an effort to find out the effect of asana on psychological variables of Women College players of Hockey and Basket ball. For this, achievement players were randomly assigned into two groups; one experimental and the other, control group. Each game consisted of 100 players, and were further divided into 50 each for experimental and control group. Experimental group practiced yoga asanas for a period of six weeks along with routine training programme. While control group was not given any intervention, they performed their routine training under the interaction of their coach. The intervention program was continued for a period of six weeks and included three sessions per week of 60 -90 minutes duration. The subject tested following standardized tests and procedures on the selected psychological variables before and after the training period. The Howard Dolman apparatus perception test was taken for the measurement of perception test, and to find out level of anxiety SCAT test was used. The analysis of data shows that yogic asanas were effective in developing perception and overcoming player’s psychological and skill variables and also there were significant changes in the anxiety in the basketball and Hockey experimental group when compared to the control group. Health, physical fitness and emotional stability are the objectives which bring yoga and physical education on a common platform for the benefit of the human race.
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Aparna Alva N and Gerald Santhosh D’souza. The effect of yogic practies on psychological variables of college women hockey and basket ball players. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(2): 87-89.