2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part V
Effect of Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar practices on strength and balance among adolescence boys
AUTHOR(S): Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar and T Parasuraman
Today adolescence is in growing age they have lack of physical and mental fitness such as speed, strength, flexibility, balance, stress, anxiety, depression etc. The Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar practices (AVSN) is the most popular contemporary style of yoga it helps the adolescence to improve their physical and mental fitness variables. The purpose of the study was to find out the “effect of Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar A&B (AVSN) practices on strength and balance among adolescence boys”. To achieve the purpose of the present study, forty adolescence boys from Chennai district, Tamil Nadu were selected as subjects at random and their ages ranged from 15 to 19 years. The subjects were further classified at random into two equal groups of 20 subjects each such as Experimental Group and Control Group. Experimental Group underwent Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar A&B (AVSN) Practices for thrice in a week for 6 weeks. Control Group (CG) did not participate in any special training apart from the regular day programme. The selected variables such as strength and balance were measured by using push up and Stork Balance Stand Test. The collected data were analysed statistically through analyse of covariance (ANCOVA) to find a significant difference. The results of the study showed that strength and balance were significantly improved due to Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar A&B (AVSN) practices among adolescence boys.
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Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar, T Parasuraman. Effect of Ashtanga Vinyasa Surya Namaskar practices on strength and balance among adolescence boys. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1190-1192.