2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Relative effect of hatha yoga and aerobic training on body mass index variables among endomarphy type boys
Author(s): V Padmanathan and M Elango
The main purpose of the present study was to find out the relative effect of hatha yoga and aerobic training on body mass index variables among endomarphy type boys. To achieve the purpose of the study, 45 boys will be selected at random from in and around Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. There were age of the subjects are ranged between 13-17 year. The Selected subjects were divided into three equal groups as follows Hatha Yoga Group (HYG) underwent practice yoga, Aerobic Training Group (ATG) underwent aerobic training and Control Group (CG) did not participate any training. The hatha Yoga group consists of 15 subjects who undergone the practice of Asanas and Pranayama. The Aerobic group consists of 15 subjects who undergone rhythmic Aerobic exercises. A qualification criterion for the experimental group was some participation in school level sports and games in order to sustain the training process. The post--tests were conducted on the above said dependent variables after a period fourteen weeks. The difference between the pre-test and post test was considered the effect of respective experimental practice. To test the statistical significance ANCOVA was used. In all cases 0.05 levels was fixed to test the hypothesis.
Pages: 694-696 | 796 Views 9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
V Padmanathan, M Elango. Relative effect of hatha yoga and aerobic training on body mass index variables among endomarphy type boys. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):694-696.