2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effect of yoga nidra and pranayama on selected physiological variables of tribal youths
Author(s): Dr. Binod Chowdhary
The purpose of this study is to determine the Effect of Yoga Nidra and Pranayama on selected physiological variables of tribal Youths. Ninety Students, with age ranging between 17 to 22 years and studying in Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya, Kapgari were randomly selected as subjects from B.A/B. Sc students of Vidyasagar University, West Bengal. All subjects were randomly assigned to three groups (A, B and C) where A & B serving as experimental group and C as control group, each consisted of 30 subjects. Two experimental groups participated in the training programme for a period of twelve weeks. Among the experimental groups (A&B) were administrated two types of practice i.e., A group was assigned pranayama training (Bhastrika Pranayama, Ujjai Pranayama & Anulom Viloma Pranayama), B group was assigned yoga nidra training. Group C control group did not participate in any kind of training programme. The respective yogic training programme was conducted for twelve weeks for both the experimental groups. The quantitative measurement of each subject was taken with the help of standard equipment, before and after twelve weeks of training. In order to study the comparative Effect of Yoga Nidra and Pranayama on selected physiological variables, Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was applied at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the study shows that yoga nidra and pranayama effect the physiological variables (Resting heart rate, Respiratory Rate and Vital Capacity) of tribal youths.
Pages: 2011-2015 | 491 Views 12 Downloads
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Dr. Binod Chowdhary. Effect of yoga nidra and pranayama on selected physiological variables of tribal youths. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2011-2015.