International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2021, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part B
Influence of pranayama practice on physiological variable of adolescents
AUTHOR(S): Dr. S Saroja
Pranayama is an in-depth science for expanding and channeling the life force, prana. “Pranayama” comes from two Sanskrit words: “prana”, meaning the fundamental life force, and “yama” meaning to control. Pranayama is, therefore channeling or controlling the life force. “Pranayama” can also be seen as the combination of “pran”, the life force, with “ayama”, meaning expansion. In this sense pranayama expands the life force though all levels of our being, physical, psychological and spiritual. The purpose of the study was to find out the Effect of Pranayama on Physiological variable of Adolescents. To achieve this purpose 80 female students studying in Alagappa Model Higher Secondary School, Karaikudi. were selected as subjects. They were divided in to two equal groups Control and Experimental. The Experimental group underwent pranayama practice; the control group did not any type of Physical training for the period of 12 weeks. Physiological variable of vo2 max was measured with 12 minute run/walk test. Pre test and post test was conducted for both groups the collected data were analyze by using‘t’ test. The Result shows that the 12 weeks of pranayama training develops VO2 max performance.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Saroja. Influence of pranayama practice on physiological variable of adolescents. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2021;6(2):76-77.