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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part V

Effect of selected yogasana on personality variables in college youth

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Augustine George
ABSTRACT:
The aim of the study was to assess the effect of selected yogasana on 10 personality variables such as Social concern, Emotional adjustment, Assertiveness, Value system and culture, leadership skills, Communication skills, Self-awareness, Self-confidence, Interpersonal relationship and Stress coping ability. The subjects of the study were 80 college students of Kerala in the age group of 18 to 25. Personality development index by Dr. K V Kaliapan (1996) was employed to assess the 10 personality variables. The selected yogasanas were Sarvangasana, Halasana, Pavanmuktasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Paschimottanasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Gomukhasana, Ardha matseyndrasana, and Shavasana. 80 subjects were divided into two groups of 40 each under experimental and control group. Each group had 20 males and 20 females. Pretest was conducted using Personality development index questionnaire and data obtained. 3 months of yoga training was given and thereafter post test was conducted by using the same questionnaire. The data was analyzed using dependent t-test. It was found that experimental group showed significant changes in 8 out of 10 variables.
Pages: 1234-1236  |  67 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Augustine George. Effect of selected yogasana on personality variables in college youth. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(1): 1234-1236.
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