Vol 3 No 2 (2014): Volume 3, Issue 2, Year 2014
Articles

Effects of 6-Weeks Yogasana Practice on Physiological Fitness Status of University Level Girls

Gurmej Singh Dhaliwal
Department of Physical Education & Sports, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab- 144011, India
Baljinder Singh Bal
Department of Physical Education & Sports, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab- 144011, India
Pritam Singh
Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar- 143001, Punjab, India
Davinder Singh
Department of Physical Education, S.N. College, Banga, Punjab- 144505, India
Published June 30, 2014
Keywords
  • Yogic Practices,
  • Physiological Fitness Status,
  • University Level girls
How to Cite
Dhaliwal, G. S., Bal, B. S., Singh, P., & Singh, D. (2014). Effects of 6-Weeks Yogasana Practice on Physiological Fitness Status of University Level Girls. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 3(2), 43-51. https://doi.org/10.26524/1424

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Abstract

Thus the aim of this study was to determine the effect of 6-week yogic practices on physiological fitness status of university level girls. The research population included, sixty (N=60) female between the age group of 18-25 years were selected as subjects from department of physical education (T).The subjects were purposively assigned into two groups: Group-A: Experiental (N1=30) and Group-B: Control (N2=30). All the subjects were informed about the objective and protocol of the study. The subjects from Group A were subjected to 6-week of yogic practices. The training consisted of a variety of yogic asanas: (i.e., Standing Postures, Balancing Postures and Backward/Forward Bending Postures). The 6-week yogic practices brought about significant improvement in cardiovascular endurance (t = 8.92), body composition (t = 16.64), muscular strength & endurance (t = 8.52) and flexibility (t = 15.31) in Group (A) as compared with the control one. The 6-week yogic practices had significant effect on cardiovascular endurance, body composition, muscular strength & endurance and flexibility

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