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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part B

Effect of yoga training on coordinative abilities of high school students

AUTHOR(S): Arjun PV and Sunitha KB
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study was to determine Effect of Yoga Training on Coordinative abilities of High School Students. The variables selected for the study was Eye Hand Coordination, Static Balance, Dynamic Balance and Reaction Time. The subjects of this study were 40 boys between the age group of 13-15 years from GHSS Morazha, Kannur district. The subject were randomly assigned to an experimental group (N=20) and control group (n=20).The experimental group participated in Yoga training program three days in a week Monday, Wednesday and Friday for a period of six weeks. The control group did not participate in any sort of Yoga training program during the same period. All the subjects were tested on the coordinative abilities such as Eye Hand Coordination, Static Balance, Dynamic Balance and Reaction Time before and after the Yoga training program. Eye Hand Coordination was recorded as the number of catches taken by the ball in 30 seconds of time. Static balance was measured by stork stand test recorded in seconds. Dynamic Balance was measured by Modified Bass test of dynamic balance recorded in seconds. Descriptive statistics and dependent ‘t’ test used to compare the difference in the pre and post-test means of the Yoga Group and Control Group. The level of significance chosen was 0.05 levels. In experimental group, significant changes were seen in Eye Hand Coordination, Static Balance, Dynamic Balance and Reaction Time. In the case of control group there were no changes or decrease found in coordinative abilities for the same period.
Pages: 63-65  |  245 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arjun PV, Sunitha KB. Effect of yoga training on coordinative abilities of high school students. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(2):63-65.
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