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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part O

Effect of six week yoga training practice on flexibility of old age man

AUTHOR(S): Kamalesh Pratap Singh and Dr. Santosh Kumar
ABSTRACT:
The main aim of the present investigation was to investigate the effect of 12 week yoga training program on flexibility of old age man. The subjects for present study were 40 old age man between the age of 60 – 65 year of age from Varansi (U.P.). All the subjects were randomly assigned into experimental group (N=20) and control group (N=20). For experimental group, Yoga training was imparted thrice in a week and control group participated in regular physical activity for five days in a week. Based on review of available literature, the trunk flexibility was selected for the purpose of the present study. The pre and post tests were administered to the subjects at the play grounds of Banaras Hindu University, Varansi (U.P) at the end of experiment. The data collected from the two groups were statistically analysed for significance, the t-ratio was used. In all the cases to test the significance, 0.05 level of significance was fixed. The data were analysed by computer using statistical packages. The results of the study revealed that the effect of 12 week yoga training program on flexibility of old age man was evident in experimental group of respondents. Statistically significant difference was not observed on flexibility of old age man in their pretest and posttest of both the groups.
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How to cite this article:
Kamalesh Pratap Singh and Dr. Santosh Kumar. Effect of six week yoga training practice on flexibility of old age man. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 784-787.
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