2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part H
Effect of yogic practices and physical exercises on selected physical and physiological variables among school level handball players
AUTHOR(S): A Kasirajan and Dr. S Mariappan
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of yogic practices and physical exercise on selected physical and physiological variables among school level handball players. To achieve this purpose of the study, forty five school students were selected as subjects who were from the Dolphin Mat. Hr. Sec. School and MNU Jeyaraj Annapackiam Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Madurai. The selected subjects were aged between 14 to 17 years. They were divided into three equal groups of fifteen each, Group-I underwent yogic exercise programme and Group-II underwent physical exercise programme and Group-III acted as control that did not participate in any special training apart from their regular curricular activities. The experimental group underwent the training programme for three days per week for eight weeks. Among the physical variables such as explosive power was measuring bystanding broad jump in centimeter and physiological variable such as Breath holding time was measuring by manual method using stop watch. The data were collected at prior and immediately after the training programme for each criterion variables. Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was applied for analyze the data. In all the cases, 0.05 level was used to test this significance. The findings of the study showed that there was significant difference between the pre-test of Explosive Power and Breath Holding Time. The findings of the study showed that there was a significant difference between the post-test and adjusted post-test of explosive power and Breath holding time.
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How to cite this article:
A Kasirajan, Dr. S Mariappan. Effect of yogic practices and physical exercises on selected physical and physiological variables among school level handball players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):380-383.