2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part U
Effect of asanas with pranayama practices on flexibility and vital capacity of pre adolescence school girls
AUTHOR(S): Dr. M Ramajayam
To achieve the purpose of the present study thirty adolescence girls subject were selected from St. Joseph Middle School, Somanur, Coimbatore, and Tamil Nadu. Their age ranged from 10 to 13 years. They were assigned to two groups namely experimental group-I with consists of fifteen asanas with pranayama given for 16 weeks 5 days a week and from 4 am to 5 pm and other group-II with fifteen acted as control group. The selected criterion variables are flexibility and vital capacity. The criterion variables flexibility tested with sit and reach test and vital capacity tested with wet spirometer. Sixteen weeks of yogaananas training data were collected pre, after 6 weeks mid, and 6 weeks post-tests data were collected and treated with one way repeated ANCOVA. If obtained ‘F’ ratio was significant Newman Kuels test used. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05. The study of the results showed that the experimental group had significantly improved on flexibility and vital capacity which was due to the effect of asanas with pranayama practice programme. The control group did not change on selected criterion variables.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. M Ramajayam. Effect of asanas with pranayama practices on flexibility and vital capacity of pre adolescence school girls. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1136-1139.