2016, Vol. 1, Issue 2
Effect of asanas on selected health related physical fitness components
Author(s): Rohit Adling
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of asanas on selected health related physical fitness variables of the adolescents. The subjects for this study were thirty male students randomly selected from dada patil rajle arts and science college Adinath Nagar. The age of the subjects ranged between 16-18 years. The subjects were equally divided into two groups namely one experimental and one control group. The treatments to the experimental groups were assigned randomly; one for Asanas and another group served as control group. The treatment schedule was prepared for twelve weeks. The experimental treatments were employed for 45 minutes a day in five days a week for twelve weeks duration. Pre and post-test data of all the subjects from two groups were collected before and after the experimental treatment period of 12 weeks. The selected variables were Cardio-respiratory Endurance, Flexibility, Muscular Strength and Endurance. The data was analyzed by employing analysis of covariance at the 0.05 level of significance. The result of the study indicates that practice of asanas had significant effect on Cardio-respiratory Endurance, Flexibility, Muscular Strength and Endurance of the subjects.
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How to cite this article:
Rohit Adling. Effect of asanas on selected health related physical fitness components. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2016;1(2):143-145.