The purpose of this study was purposive selected from the navodaya vidhyalaya, indore cluster one hundred and fifty subjects belonging to different groups (Experimental and control) fifty each, has been presented in this chapter. The subjects were divided randomly into three equal groups consisting of fifty subjects, namely meditation (experimental group one), Aerobics (experimental group two) and finally the control group which followed its usually routine practice. The data on selected criterion measures for all the three groups were collected under like conditions.
Objectives: The main objective of the study was to see comparative effect of aerobics activities and meditation exercise on self-concept, the second objective of the study was to see the effect of aerobics on self-concepts. The second objective of the study was to see the effect of meditation on self-concept.
Statistical procedure: Further analysis of covariance was applied with regard to two experimental groups and a control group and the pre-test and post-test randomized group design and control group were assigned at random. The difference between initial means of the group at pre-test was taken into accounting during analysis of post-test, difference between the means by the process of application of ANCOVA, where the final means were tested for significance at 0.05 levels.
Methodology: The details about the selection of subjects, selection of variables, collection of data, experimental design, procedure, duration of yoga and aerobics exercise, administration of test and statistical procedure in analyzing the data has been mentioned in this chapter. One hundred fifty male schools going (Navodaya Vidhyalaya class IX of Indore cluster) were selected for the study. The subjects belong to different schools of Navodaya Vidhyalaya, Indore cluster. Further their group i.e. two experimental groups and one control group (each of 50 students) were randomly formed from the selected subjects. After going through the literature and discussion with the expert following psychological and physical variables were preferred for the study.