2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Effect of yogic practice on health related physical fitness of school boys
Author(s): Sudhir Dnyaneshwarrao Pathare
The purpose of the study was to determine effects of six week yogic practice on selected health related physical fitness components. To achieve, this purpose forty school boys were selected at random from school of Amravati district. The age level of the subjects ranged from 13 to 15 years. They were divided in to two groups and designed as experimental group ‘A’ and control group ‘B’. The experimental group-A was given yogic practice for a period of six weeks, morning for five days a week, Whereas the control group ‘B’ did not involve in any specific exercise programme and training other than their regular physical activities as per their school curriculum. To find out the muscular strength, muscular Endurance and cardio respiratory endurance, grip dynamometer, sit ups (bent knees) and 12-Min run /walk was used. The data thus collected were put to statistical treatment computing independent‘t’ test to find out the differences, if any between the before and after test. Further the level of significance was set at 0.05. In this research it is observed that there has been significance difference between the before and after test experimental group in muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardio respiratory endurance. This study indicated that regular yogic practice is beneficial for human health and future generation.
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How to cite this article:
Sudhir Dnyaneshwarrao Pathare. Effect of yogic practice on health related physical fitness of school boys. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):641-643.