International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effects of hatha yoga practice on selected health related aspects of physical fitness among middle age women
Author(s): Dr. M Ganga
The purpose of the study is to determine the effects of hatha yoga practice on selected health related aspects of physical fitness among middle age women. To achieve the purpose of the study twenty women’s were randomly selected as subject and their age ranged from 35 to 55 years. Further the selected subjects were divided in to two equal groups. Group I underwent for the hatha yoga practice in yoga asana and Pranayama practices and Group II acts as a control group that did not participate in any special training. The investigator selected muscular strength and flexibility was dependent variables and six weeks of hatha yoga were considered as independent variables for this study. An initial test was administered on the selected subjects forming a random group design. A experimental group consisting of ten subjects, was treated as hatha yoga group and other ten subjects act as a control group. Since initial scores and final scores after the experimental period were compared for the effect of hatha yoga experiments by statistical analysis of ‘t’ test. In all cases 0.05 level was fixed. The results of the study showed that 6 weeks of hatha yoga practices improve muscular strength and flexibility among middle age women.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. M Ganga. Effects of hatha yoga practice on selected health related aspects of physical fitness among middle age women. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1302-1303.