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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part D

Effects of yoga on the physical fitness components of the adolescent fencers

AUTHOR(S): Deepak Singh Patial, Nilesh N Bansode and Sunil G Purohit
ABSTRACT:
The aim of the present study is to assess effect of yoga exercises on the physical fitness components of the adolescent fencers. Total sixty male fencing players (n=60) belonging to Pune (Maharashtra, India), having age ranged from 14 –18 years were selected randomly. All the subjects were further divided equally into two groups viz; Group –A and Group B. Pre and post test physical fitness level was evaluated after 8 weeks of yoga exercises and fencing training for group A fencers and only fencing training for group B fencers. Result shows that the training intervention of yoga practices had statistically significant effects on selected physical fitness components. Further, yoga practices plays vital role in improving speed, coordination, balance, grip strength, agility and flexibility of the Fencing players.
Pages: 171-173  |  239 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepak Singh Patial, Nilesh N Bansode, Sunil G Purohit. Effects of yoga on the physical fitness components of the adolescent fencers. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):171-173.
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