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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part C

A study of the influence of physical exercise, circuit training and yogic practice on strength among college girls in Tamilnadu state


Author(s): C. Malathy, Dr. C Robert Alexandar Dean

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out the influence of physical exercise, circuit training and yogic practice on endurance among college girls in Tamilnadu state. one hundred and twenty (n=120) girls in college level have been randomly selected from Tamil Nadu state, India during the academic year 2014 - 2015. The age of subjects ranged from 17 to 20 years. Using matching procedure, the subjects were divided into four equal groups of thirty subjects each. Group-I (n=30) underwent physical exercise training, Group-II (n=30) underwent circuit training, Group-III (n=30) underwent yogic practices training and Group-IV (n=30) acted as control group. The experimental group participated in the physical exercise training, circuit training and yogic practice respectively for 12 weeks, 6 days in a week, one session per day and each session lasted 90 minutes .The data collected from the three groups prior to and post experimentation on the selected dependent variables were statistically analyzed to find out the significant difference if any by applying the analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) And the Scheff’s test also applied as post hoc test to determine the paired mean differences. In all the cases the level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 for significance. It was concluded that Iyengar yoga practices training group was significantly better than the sundara yoga training group.

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How to cite this article:
C. Malathy, Dr. C Robert Alexandar Dean. A study of the influence of physical exercise, circuit training and yogic practice on strength among college girls in Tamilnadu state. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(1):129-132.
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