2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
To study the effect of six week yogic activities program on the aggression of state level air pistol shooters
Author(s): Charak Singh Ajay, Choudhary Payal and Daljeet Singh
Sports offer many opportunities for people to make the best use of their abilities, to experience the joy, and sometimes the misery, of losing along with enjoyable victory. Aggression is of significant concern for psychological development and mental health. In sports, aggression is a characteristic that can have many negative as well as positive effects on performance. Yoga due to its Physical-psychological impact can play an important role on aggression. Yoga can calm, energize and focus the individual’s resulting in stabilize his/her body and mind. The purpose of this was to determine the effect of six week yogic activities program on the aggression of state level air pistol shooters. Sixty male air pistol shooters age between 14 to 18 years were selected as the subject of the study and their pre-test was conducted through the questionnaire. Then among the 60 samples 30 subjects with high level of aggression were kept in experimental group on which six weeks yoga training was manipulated whereas remaining 30 subjects was kept as controlled group. After completion of six week yoga program post-test conducted through the same questionnaire. Results shows that calculated‘t’ value of Physical aggression was 14.057, Verbal aggression was 7.751, Anger scale was 10.562, Hostility was 8.750 and for Indirect aggression scale 6.804. All the calculated values for respective aggression components were found statistically significant at 0.05 level (p=0.001). From the above results it can be concluded that six weeks yoga program was effective to reduce the aggression of the state level air pistol shooters.
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Charak Singh Ajay, Choudhary Payal and Daljeet Singh. To study the effect of six week yogic activities program on the aggression of state level air pistol shooters. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(2): 492-494.