2020, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Effect of yogic training on low level physical fitness of collegiate girls
Author(s): Dr. Vikrant Ramchandra Wankhade
This study was designed to investigate the impact of yogic practices on low level physical fitness of collegiate girls. In this study, a sample of 40 low level physical fitness girls’ students ranging between 18 to 20 years studying in college from Bharatiya Mahavidyalaya, Amravati District was taken as subjects for this study. Before selecting these 40 subjects researcher conducted AAHPERD youth physical fitness test on 60 subjects and who had less than 50% Physical Fitness Selected for the study. AAPHER Youth Physical Fitness Test was used to measure Physical Fitness of the subjects. The test consist these six test items: Flexed arm hang, Sit-up, Shuttle Run, Standing Broad Jump, 50 yard Dash and 600 Yard Run/Walk. The selected forty subjects were randomly divided into two groups of twenty each, out of which group-A (n = 20) underwent yogic practice and group–B (n = 20) remained as control. The training programme was carried out for five days per week during morning session only (7 am to 8 am) for seven weeks. The data was analyzed using paired‘t’ test to compare the pre and post training values of both the groups. P value of less than 0.05 was accepted as indicating significant difference between the compared values. Our present findings that AAPHER Youth Physical Fitness tests such as Flexed arm hang, Sit-up, Standing Broad Jump, 50 yard Dash and 600 Yard Run/Walk increased significantly after yoga training.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vikrant Ramchandra Wankhade. Effect of yogic training on low level physical fitness of collegiate girls. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2020;5(1):151-154.