2020, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part A
Effect of specific yogic exercise and physical exercise on selected physical fitness variables of football players
AUTHOR(S): M Balu and Dr. R Ashok Kumar
In modern competitive world, people are always affected by physical physiological and psychological dis-orders. Yoga is an ancient system of self-development, which offers a holistic approach to the mankind through its ideology and techniques. Yoga is the immensely useful for promoting total health. On the basis of available literature, knowledge and techniques. Yoga is the first system in the world to recognize the connection and the interaction between the body and the mind. Regular practice of asana even for thirty minutes a day will keep an individual quite fit and makes him hale and healthy and brings a harmonious development of the whole body. The purpose of the study has been designed to analyze the effect of selected yoga asana and physical exercise football players’ thirty male students were selected from Mahajana higher secondary school Mettupalayam and were imported yoga training and physical exercise for 8 weeks except on Sundays. Body weight and flexibility was measured with the reliable equipment namely weighing machine, sit and reach box, skin fold caliper and stop watch. Prior to and at the end of training period all subjects were tested on body weight, flexibility, abdominal muscular endurance, and body composition. The significant-deference between pretest and posttest was compared using‘t’ test, at 0.05 level. The data collected from the experimental group on selected variables on flexibility, abdominal muscular endurance, body composition and body weight was statistically examined using the‘t’ ratio. The level of significant was fixed at 0.05 level of confidence. Practicing asana had significantly increased flexibility. Practicing physical exercise had significantly decreased the abdominal muscular endurance. Practicing asana and physical exercise had no significantly body composition. Practicing asana and physical exercise had significantly body composition in triceps.
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M Balu, Dr. R Ashok Kumar. Effect of specific yogic exercise and physical exercise on selected physical fitness variables of football players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2020;5(2):37-40.