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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part D

Effect of yoga intervention on quality of life of male senior citizens


Author(s): Kripesh Karmakar and Dr. Gaurav Pant

Abstract: Background: Quality of life (QOL) is the quality of an individual's daily life, that is, an assessment of their well-being or lack thereof. This includes all emotional, social, and physical aspects of the individual's life.
Aims: The main purpose of this study is to find the effect of yoga intervention on Quality of life of Male Senior Citizens.
Setting and Design: Thirty Male Senior Citizens were taken as the subjects for the study. The age of the subjects ranged from 60-70 years. The design used for the study was pre-post design. Random sampling technique was used for the subject’s selection.
Methods: The current study was performed on the Quality of Life of Male Senior Citizens; pre and post data for the study were assessed on the scoring and norms according to the WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire. Yoga intervention including OM Chanting, Surya Namaskar, Yoga Asana and Relaxation were used as intervention for a period of 45 days.
Statistical Analysis Used: Dependent t-test was used for comparing the means of pre and post data between both the groups.
Results: Though there was no significant level of change in Quality of Life of Male Senior Citizens, after 45 days of Yoga intervention, yet there was a little improvement observed after the end of Yoga intervention.
Conclusions: The results conclude that the Yoga intervention for a longer period may have highly significant level of change in the Quality of Life of Male Senior Citizens.


Pages: 199-203  |  730 Views  23 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Kripesh Karmakar and Dr. Gaurav Pant. Effect of yoga intervention on quality of life of male senior citizens. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(5): 199-203.
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