International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part B
Effects of Yogasanas practice on motor skills among school children
AUTHOR(S): R Ramakrishnan and Dr. S Sethu
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of Yogasanas on motor skills among School Children. For this purpose, one hundred (n=100) children were selected from Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India. The Subjects ‟age ranged between 6 to 8 years. The selected subjects were divided into two groups of fifty subjects each namely experimental and control group. The selected motor skill variables such as bilateral coordination (as jumping in a place – same side synchronized, tapping finger and leg same side synchronized), balance (walking forward on a line and standing one leg on a balancing beam with eye open) and upper-limb coordination (dropping and catching a ball with both hands and dribbling a ball – alternate hands) for this study. The selected dependent variables were assessed by using the Bruininks – Oseretsky test for Motor Proficiency Second Edition- (BOT-2). The collected data on the selected variables were treated with independent “t” test at 0.05 level of significant. The results of the study indicate that there was significant improvement on motor skills due to the effect of 6 weeks Yogasanas practice.
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How to cite this article:
R Ramakrishnan, Dr. S Sethu. Effects of Yogasanas practice on motor skills among school children. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):91-92.