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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part C

An experimental study on shooting ability of male archers: With reference to specific yoga exercises


Author(s): Kapil Kumar Sahu and Dr. Jai Shankar Yadav

Abstract: The performance of archers is reliant on varied factors. These factors range from biomechanical, physical, physiological to psychological. The beneficial effect of yoga on physical, physiological and psychological functioning has been advocated in so many scientific studies. The research gap is regarding the effect of specific yoga exercises on performance parameter of male archers. This study is directed to address this issue by means of an experimental study. To conduct the study 100 national level male archers were selected. In the pre-post test experimental design, the male archers were divided in two groups namely experimental and control group. The yogic exercise program prepared by Patanjali Yogpeeth Haridwar was used in this study. The shooting ability of male archers was assessed with a target placed at 70 meters. The male archers placed in experimental group were subjected to 06 months yogic exercise program apart from regular training schedule of male archers from both the groups. The data was collected two times. Results reveal that after completion of 06 months study time period, the shooting ability of male archers from experimental group was significantly higher as compared to male archers from control group. It was concluded that 06 months specific yogic exercise program enhances shooting ability of male archers.

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How to cite this article:
Kapil Kumar Sahu and Dr. Jai Shankar Yadav. An experimental study on shooting ability of male archers: With reference to specific yoga exercises. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2020; 7(4): 153-155.
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