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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Effect of yoga on attention & concentration and cardio-vascular endurance of secondary school volleyball players
Author(s): Nagaraj GP, SK Manjunatha and Eshwara KA
Abstract:
Sports training require a holistic approach the human being is psychosomatic unit. There is no mind and body separation. The mind influences the body and vice versa, a holistic approach is required for top competitive results. Yoga can be used to improve sports performance without any obligations, certainly we can get positive changes and also it is becoming a part of education i.e. yoga need for all professionals. Sport performance is not one-dimensional but it is multidimensional. Several factors contribute to the final sports performance. Like motor ability components and the requirement of psychological variables also differs from game to game. Hence the psychological and physical preparations of athletes are essential for better performance in this study variables are the study was carried out on 60 male Volleyball players with ages ranging from 14 to 16 years. They were divided equally into 2 groups, 30 in each. Group-1 treated as experimental group, underwent yoga training. Group-2 treated as controlled group no training was given. Yogic Training the yoga session was as follows:
1. Warming up activities,
2. Suryanamaskara
3. Asanas, they are Vrikshasana, Garudasana, Bhujangasana, Paschimottanasana, Mastyasana and Halasana
4. Pranayama: they are Kapalabhati, Chandranuloma Viloma Pranayama, Suryanuloma Viloma Pranayama, Chandrabedana Pranayama, Suryabedana Pranayama, Nadisuddi and Shitali
5. Deep Relaxation Technique (DRT) Yoga brings control over breathing and that works effectively in increasing the psychomotor co-ordination yoga is a conscious process of gaining control over the mind and body and thus the attention and concentration span and cardio-vascular endurance have improved, that helps to enhance the sports performance of the players.
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How to cite this article:
Nagaraj GP, SK Manjunatha and Eshwara KA. Effect of yoga on attention & concentration and cardio-vascular endurance of secondary school volleyball players. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(2): 96-97.
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