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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
Effect of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on stress and self-confidence among male soccer players
Author(s): Dr. K Venkatesan and Dr. NS Gnanavel
Abstract:
The purpose of present study was to find out the effect of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on stress and self-confidence among male soccer players. To achieve this purpose, forty five soccer players, studying in various colleges and departments from Dhanalakshmi srinivasan educational institutions, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India in the age group of 19-25 years were selected as subjects. 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, stress and self-confidence. Stress was assessed by using Everly and Giordano stress scale and self-confidence assessed by using Rekha Agnihotry self-confidence 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 stress and self-confidence 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. K Venkatesan, Dr. NS Gnanavel. Effect of aerobic exercises and yogic practices on stress and self-confidence among male soccer players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(1):22-24.
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