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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part F

Effects of an integrated yogic practices on the selected physiological variables among the senior citizens


Author(s): Appukutti G and Dr. Anbalagan P

Abstract: The present study is to analyze the effects of an integrated yogic practice on the selected physiological variables among the senior citizens. The subjects were selected from the male senior citizens of Coimbatore District. The subject’s age ranged from 60 to 70 years and the subjects were divided into two groups namely Surya Namaskar, Asana, Meditation, Training Group (SAMTG) and Control Group (CG) each group consisting of 20 subjects. The selected subjects were initially tested on the criterion variables used in this study and this was considered as the pre –test. After assessing of the pre –test, the subjects belonging to Surya Namaskar, Asana, Meditation, Training Group (SAMTG) were treated with yogic practices. As far as the subjects in Control Group (CG) was considered, they were not given any specific training. It was concluded that the 12 weeks of training practices showed the significant improvements in the Breath holding time and resting the Heart Rate.

Pages: 330-332  |  784 Views  22 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Appukutti G, Dr. Anbalagan P. Effects of an integrated yogic practices on the selected physiological variables among the senior citizens. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(4):330-332.
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