2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Effect of kalaripayattu on physical fitness variables among college students
Author(s): Sreenath S
Kalaripayattu is an Indian form of martial art which is considered to be oldest, which originated in kerala. The primary aim of the research was to ascertain the effect of kalaripayattu on physical fitness variables college students. There are different styles of Kalaripayattu called Vadakkan – Northern style, Thekkan – Southern style, and Madhya Kerala – Central style of Kerala. All use the same weapons but methods and styles were strongly influenced by different regional masters. In this study southern style of kalari was used. The purpose of the study was to find the effect of kalatipayattu on cardiovascular endurance, Balance, Explosive strength and Agility. Twenty college men from MES College, Marampally, Aluva were taken as subjects. Southern style kalaripayattu was administered for a period of 1 ½ hours for a total of 8 weeks. The study showed significant changes in all the selected variables.
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How to cite this article:
Sreenath S. Effect of kalaripayattu on physical fitness variables among college students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):486-488.