International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2021, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part C
Impact of yogic practices on stress and anxiety among middle aged hypertensive men
AUTHOR(S): T Pandian, Dr. RL Sudhan Paulraj and Dr. K Senthil Kumar
This study is to find out the impact of yogic practices on stress and anxiety among middle aged hypertensive men. To achieve the purpose of the study, Only 30 middle aged hypertensive men were selected from different Yoga centers in Karur district, Tamil Nadu, and their age ranged between 35 and 50 years. The selected thirty subjects were randomly divided into two equal groups of fifteen subjects each, out of which group – I (n = 15) underwent yogic practices and group – II (n = 15) remained as control. The training period for the present study was six days per week for twelve weeks. Prior to and after the training period the subjects were tested for stress and anxiety. Stress was assessed by using the questionnaire, Giardino and Everly Stress scale and anxiety was assessed by using Taylor’s Manifest Anxiety Scale. The statistical tool were used for the present study is Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). The results of the study showed significant decrease on stress and anxiety after twelve weeks of yogic practices. Significant difference occurred between yogic practices group and control group after twelve weeks of yogic practices programme.
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T Pandian, Dr. RL Sudhan Paulraj, Dr. K Senthil Kumar. Impact of yogic practices on stress and anxiety among middle aged hypertensive men. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2021;6(2):152-153.