International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2016, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part A
Effect of pranayama on physiological variables of aged people
AUTHOR(S): Pradyut Kumar Biswas and Dr. Somnath Bag
Thousands of years ago yoga originated in India, and in present day and age, an alarming awareness was observed in health and natural remedies among people by yoga and pranayama which has been proven an effective method for improving health. For the purpose of the study 20 aged Women’s were selected purposively from Asrafabad Horimandir Ashoknagar north 24pgs, W.B. The Experiment was conducted for a period of 3 months, every day in the early morning. The subjects had undergone pranayama practises for 60 minutes, 7 days /week. Frequency, Duration and repetition of pranayama were determined under a steady progressive manner from the first day to last day of the treatment. To find out the effect of pranayama on Breath Holding Capacity and Vital Capacity the “t” test was used to calculate the collected data at 0.05 level of significant. The result reflects that there was significant difference between pre- test and post-test on Breath Holding Capacity and Vital Capacity on aged women.
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Pradyut Kumar Biswas, Dr. Somnath Bag. Effect of pranayama on physiological variables of aged people. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2016;1(1):09-11.