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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effect of yoga and pilates on selected psychological variables on irregural menstrual cycle among college women
Author(s): V Yashika and Dr. G Vasanthi
Abstract:
The initiative of this study was to analyze the effects of yoga and pilates on selected psychological variables on irregular menstrual cycle among college women. To achieve this purpose total of forty five women subjects (N-45) from Pondicherry University were opted as subjects within the age group of 22 to 25 years. The participants were furthermore classified into three equal groups of 15 subjects each in a random manner, in which, experimental batch – I undertook yogic practices, group – II physical exercises and finally control group. Training was given for six days per week for twelve weeks. Pretest and post test was conducted on selected psychological variables such as depression and pain before and after the training. The objective of this analysis was to observe the effects of yoga and pilates on selected psychological variables on irregular menstrual cycle among college women. The data collected from pre and post test was statistically evaluated using ANACOVA and the result concluded that both yoga and pilates training has significant difference on selected psychological variables namely depression and pain than the control group. When compared between the two experimental groups yoga group was found to be significant than the pilates group on depression and pain.
Pages: 853-855  |  151 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
V Yashika and Dr. G Vasanthi. Effect of yoga and pilates on selected psychological variables on irregural menstrual cycle among college women. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 853-855.
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