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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2023, Vol. 8, Issue 1
Impact of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on flexibility and anxiety among male cricket player
Author(s): Dr. NS Gnanavel and Dr. K Venkatesan
Abstract:
The purpose of present study was to find out the impact of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on flexibility and anxiety among male cricket players. To achieve this purpose, forty five cricket players, studying in various colleges and departments from Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan educational institutions, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India were selected as subjects. They have participated in the intercollegiate tournaments for their respective, affiliated universities intercollegiate cricket tournaments. Their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. The selected forty five subjects were randomly divided into three groups of fifteen each, out of which group-I (n = 15) underwent aerobic exercise (continuous running) for three days (alternative days) per week, group-II (n = 15) underwent yogic practice for five days per week (Monday to Saturday) for twelve weeks and group-III (n = 15) remained as control. Prior to and after the training period the subjects were tested for, flexibility and anxiety. Flexibility was measured by using sit and reach test and anxiety assessed by using Taylor manifest scale questionnaire. The statistical tool were used for the present study is Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). If obtained ‘F’ ratio is significant, Scheffe’s test used as a post hoc test to find out the differences among the groups. The result of the study was a significant altered on flexibility and anxiety after twelve weeks of aerobic exercises and yogic practices. However the different was favour of experimental groups. There was no significant difference was occurred between aerobic exercises and yogic practices group after twelve weeks of aerobic exercises and yogic practices.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Dr. NS Gnanavel, Dr. K Venkatesan. Impact of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on flexibility and anxiety among male cricket player. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(1):19-21.
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