International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2016, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part A
Effects of pranayama with meditation on selected physiological variables of male students
AUTHOR(S): Ganesh Chandra Maity, Dr. Sandip De and Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu
Purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of pranayama with meditation practice on selected physiological variables. For the present study a total subject (N= 40) male student of the Champinagar S.C. High School were selected randomly from group of students, attending the regular school and divided equally in two groups and designed as experimental group and control group. The experimental groups 20 student underwent an eight week (three days/week) of pranayama practice at evening session (50 min/day). The control group was not allowed to participate in any of the training programmes, except their routine works (age ranging from 14-17 years). The researcher selected as a physiological variables for the present study: i.e. resting pulse rate, blood pressure (systolic and diastolic), respiratory rate and stress. The data was collected before and after eight weeks pranayama with meditation practice. The data was analyzed by applying paired t-test. at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the present study strongly reveals that pranayama with meditation practices of eight weeks have significant changes on physiological (without the systolic blood pressure) variables of male students.
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Ganesh Chandra Maity, Dr. Sandip De, Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu. Effects of pranayama with meditation on selected physiological variables of male students. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2016;1(1):17-18.