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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part D

Influence of selected yogic practices and aerobic exercises on selected physiological variables among middle aged diabetics

AUTHOR(S): Dr. P Kanagasabai, Dr. S Manikandan and Dr. C Lakshmanan
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study was to find out the influence of combination of selected yogic practices and aerobic exercises on selected physiological variables such as cardio respiratory endurance and vital capacity among middle aged diabetics. To achieve this purpose, thirty diabetic patients worked in different places of chidambaram, tamilnadu, were selected as subjects, their aged between 35 to 45 years. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups of fifteen subjects each, namely experimental group and control group. Experimental group, performed yogic practices and aerobic exercises, after a warm up for 5 minutes underwent their respective training and finished each session with cool down exercises and the sessions lasted for 45 minutes in each day, on alternate days, forming three days a week for eight weeks. Physiological Variables such as Cardio respiratory endurance and Vital capacity were selected as criterion variables and they were tested by using Cooper’s 12 minutes run/walk test and spirometer respectively. ANCOVA was used to find out the significant difference if any between the groups. The results of the study showed that there was a significant differences on cardio respiratory endurance and vital capacity between experimental group and control group and also there was a significant improvement on cardio respiratory endurance and vital capacity due to eight weeks of combination of selected yogic practices and aerobic exercises.
Pages: 215-216  |  265 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. P Kanagasabai, Dr. S Manikandan, Dr. C Lakshmanan. Influence of selected yogic practices and aerobic exercises on selected physiological variables among middle aged diabetics. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):215-216.
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