International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part B
Role of yoga in overcoming state anxiety
AUTHOR(S): Mandeep Kaur
Yoga is considered as one of the oldest medical practices throughout the world and with increasing awareness and importance United Nations General Assembly has declared June 21" as the International Yoga Day Yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition, looking at its scope and immense importance the study was conducted. The Purpose of the study was to find out, the intervened effects of yoga on State Anxiety among University students. The subjects chosen for the study were 30 students of different field of sports from Punjabi University Patiala. Their age ranged between 20 and 25 years. They were randomly divided into two groups of 15 each, one being the experimental group and the other control group. The experimental group underwent a scheduled yoga practice for a period of 8 weeks, 6 days/week as the control group was on daily regular routine. The status of State Anxiety was measured before (Pre-test) and after (Post-test) the experimental period using Manual of State-trait Inventory developed by Spielberger (1970) . The data were analyzed statistically for significant differences. Later applying analysis of variance and analysis of co-variance (in case of insignificance) significance in variance is shown, and further Scheffe.s test was applied. The result proves that the yogic scheduled practices have made a significant impact on the State Anxiety of the experimental group" compared to the control group.
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Mandeep Kaur. Role of yoga in overcoming state anxiety. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2017; 2(2): 82-83.