2015, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part C
Effect of hatha yoga and aerobic training on Personality of College studentsAuthor(s):
Dr. Sandip De, Dr. Deba Prasad SahuAbstract:
The veracity of modern medical science is based on controlled clinical trials. Personality is a product of the interaction of a biological organism with the social environment. It is the way an individual adjusts with his external environment, and responding to the environment. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of Hatha yoga, Aerobic training and combination of hatha yoga and aerobic training on personality of college level students. rnMethod: Subjects were divided into four equal groups on random basis (Groups A, B, C &D) consisting of 25 subjects in each group. Three out of the four groups were given experimental treatments i.e. aerobic training (Group- A), Hatha yoga (Group- B) and combination of hatha yoga and aerobic training (Group-C) and while the remaining one group (Group- D) was designated as control group. rnResults: Out of 16 personality factors significant differences were noticed in personality Factor- A, C, E, O and Factor-Q3 only. rnConclusion: The hatha yoga training is found to be more effective in changing the personality Factor-A-(Reserved v/s Outgoing), Factor-C (Affected by feeling v/s Emotionally stable), Factor- E- (Humble v/s assertive), Factor-O (Placid v/s apprehensive) and Factor-Q3 (Undisciplined self-conflict v/s High self-concept control) towards the higher range of the personality profiles in comparison to the effect of aerobic training and combination of hatha yoga and aerobic training on aforesaid personality factors.rnPages: 138-142 | 1300 Views 47 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Dr. Sandip De, Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu. Effect of hatha yoga and aerobic training on Personality of College students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(6):138-142.