2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
The effect of yoga and physical exercise on body fat variables of rural and urban secondary school students of Vijayapur districts in Karnataka
Author(s): Dr. Rajkumar, P Malipatil and Dr. Savitri S Patil
The purpose of the study was intended to assess the Effect of Yogic and Physical Exercises and Rural and Urban on Fat content of Secondary students for this purpose hundred fifty students studying in various classes of Government high school Nagathan and Sanganbasaveshawar residential school of Vijayapur in Karnataka state in age group of 14-16 years were selected. They were divided into three equal groups, each group consist of 100 subjects, in which group belong to Rural and Urban underwent yoga practices and physical exercises and group –III acted as control group who were not allowed to participated and receive any special treatment apart from their regular curriculum classes’ The training period for this study was six days a week for twelve weeks the before and after the training period, the subjects were tested for Body fat. The analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was applied to find out which group has produced better results, whenever “F” ratio for adjusted test was found to be significant for adjusted post-test means Scheffe’s test was followed, as a post hoc to determine which of the paired means differ significantly. It was drawn conclusions that after the training of yoga and physical exercise both training has decreased body fat, but significant decreases has found among the Rural students comparing their counterpart Urban group.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajkumar, P Malipatil, Dr. Savitri S Patil. The effect of yoga and physical exercise on body fat variables of rural and urban secondary school students of Vijayapur districts in Karnataka. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):252-254.