2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Effect of yoga on cardio respiratory system and body composition of university male students
Author(s): Dr. S Blessy Selva Arasan
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of yoga on Cardio Respiratory system and Body Composition of sixty male student’s age ranging from 19 to 22 years from Kalasalingam Academy of Research & Education (Deemed to be University) Krishnankoil, Tamil Nadu, India were selected as the subject of the study. The subject was randomly distributed in two groups. One group is designated as experimental group and other one as control group. The study was restricted to the following variables: vital capacity, resting pulse rate, breath holding time, blood pressure and body composition. Sarvangasana, halasana, naukasana, bhujangasana, dhanurasana, ustrasana, gomukasana, paschimatasana, ardha-matsyendrasana, savasana and pranayama was used for yogic training. Analysis of covariance was applied to study the effect of yoga on cardio respiratory system and body composition and are significant at P<0.05. A longterm effect of yoga proved useful and significant differences was observed in vital capacity, resting pulse rate, breath holding time, blood pressure and body composition.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Blessy Selva Arasan. Effect of yoga on cardio respiratory system and body composition of university male students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):103-105.