Contact: +91-9711224068
International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal
ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part G

Comparative study on selected physiological variables between yoga practitioners and sedentary college girls

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu
ABSTRACT:
Yoga is an ancient technique used for promoting physical and mental health through postures, the regulation of breathing and meditation. Studies have shown that the practice of yoga reduces perceived stress and negative feelings and that it improves psychological symptoms by lowering the levels of anxiety and anger. Yoga is a psycho-somatic-spiritual discipline for achieving union & harmony between our mind, body and soul and the ultimate union of our individual consciousness with the Universal consciousness. Yoga is mind-body technique which involves relaxation, meditation and a set of physical exercises performed in breathing. The purpose of the study was to investigate the comparative study on selected physiological variables between yoga practitioners and sedentary college girls. 40 college girls students were selected purposively (20 yoga practitioners) from Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalaya and (20 sedentary girls) from Khejury college, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal as subjects for this study. The average range between 18- 21 years. In order to find out the significant difference on selected physiological variables between yoga practitioners and sedentary college girls Students “t” test were set at 0.05 level of confidence, which was considered as appropriate and adequate for the purpose of this study. The result reflected a significant difference on Resting Heart rate, Diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate but in case of Systolic blood pressure no significant difference was found variables between yoga practitioners and sedentary college girls.
Pages: 353-356  |  133 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu. Comparative study on selected physiological variables between yoga practitioners and sedentary college girls. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 353-356.
Call for book chapter
Journals List Click Here Research Journals Research Journals
International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences