2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
A study of effects of yoga asanas on obese girls
Author(s): Mandeep Kumar
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of ten days' yogic practice on self-control and weight control on obese girls. A sample of 13 (n = 13) girls with average age 22 years was selected for this study from Yoga Shivir held at Mukat public school, organized by rotry club Patiala. We have performed pre-test and post-test scale to measure change, before and after asana practice. This scale is made by Narinder kumar and Parveen kumar in English version and we have used its Punjabi version made by Dr. jatinder singh. Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala. Post observation was made on the last day intervention of yoga Practices included Omkar, Asanas, Pranayama, Kriyas, Dhyana etc. The computed t-value was 0.20. It showed a non-significant improvement at the parameter, but at the mean it showed better impact of Yoga on self-control. Weight-reduction through Yoga was a part of the study. It showed a satisfactory decrease of 1.3 kgs. (Mean) in weight. Thus, the findings indicate the beneficial effect of Yoga for weight-reduction of obese girls to improve their self-control.
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Mandeep Kumar. A study of effects of yoga asanas on obese girls. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):205-207.