International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part S
Effect of 12-weeks training of Suryanamaskar with mantras and breathing on short-term memory for digit span
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Vineet Kumar Sharma and Jayashree Acharya
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of 12-weeks training of suryanamaskar (SN) with two variations (SN with mantra chanting and following fixed breathing pattern) from the ordinary SN on short-term memory i.e., measured through Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Memory for Digit Span in school children. For this purpose 36 male school children (12 in each group), of 13-15 years of age groups with a mean and SD of 13.72±0.88 were selected from Ram Krishna Vidya Mandir, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh as subjects. In order to investigative the existence of significant difference among different group’s performance on memory for digit span the analysis of co- variance (ANCOVA) was used and level of significant was set at 0.05. The result showed that there was significance difference in memory for digit span between mantras and control group and mantras and breathing group. There was no significant difference found between breathing and control group.
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Dr. Vineet Kumar Sharma, Jayashree Acharya. Effect of 12-weeks training of Suryanamaskar with mantras and breathing on short-term memory for digit span. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):1056-1059.