2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part P
Effect of Trataka on pulse rate of college level male students
AUTHOR(S): Champak Bhadra and Dr. Kallol Chatterjee
Tratak is a well-known Kriya or karma of the six karmas of yoga, the ‘Shatkarma’ and it also is a practice of meditation, which involves alternately gazing at an object or point or candle flame without blinking eye’s. Research study has been shown changes the pulse rate by acute effect of Trataka practice. The purpose of the study was to compare the pulse rate between pre test and post test of college levels male students. For this study total 06 college levels male students were purposively selected from Dept. of Physical Education, Vinaya-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, Bolpur, West Bengal, India. Their age ranges from 18-22 years. For this study measured pulse rate, with the help of experts who helped to conduct the test. Before recording the parameter, the subject was asked to relax physically and mentally for few minutes. Pulse rate was recorded by Dr. Morepen BP One, Fully Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor Device (Model no: BP- 09). Using at the Brachial Artery and pulse rate was taken from device screen. For the collection of data pre and post test was taken. The selected subject underwent an acute effect of Trataka training and they carried out Trataka programmed for 15 minutes at evening sessions, under the instruction and supervision of the supervisor and others experts. In all cases‘t’ test was applied, significant at 0.05 level of confidence. There were significant differences on pulse rate (MD = 5.66, SDD = 4.41 and SEMD = 1.80) [‘t’= 3.144 > 2.571 (Table value of degree of freedom 5)] has been found after acute effect of Trataka practice. The pulse rate was significantly reduced after Trataka practice. The acute effect of Trataka practice also leads to reduced the pulse rate. Present study shows that there was significant difference on pulse rate to compare the Trataka practice between pre and post test of college level male students.
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How to cite this article:
Champak Bhadra, Dr. Kallol Chatterjee. Effect of Trataka on pulse rate of college level male students. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):873-875.