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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part E

Analysis of selected yogic practises and aerobic dance on health related physical fitness variables among Girls students in Nilgiris district


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

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out the Analysis of selected yogic practices and aerobic dance on health related physical fitness variables among girl’s students in Nilgiris district. Seventy- five students were selected from St Ann’s convent, Aruvankadu. The age ranged from 14 to 17 years. The selected subjects were divided into two experimental groups and one control group by random. Group I underwent yogic practices in selected asanas and pranayama; Group II underwent aerobic dance and Group III acted as control group for three alternate days in a week for a period of six weeks. The dependent variables selected for this study were Cardio Vascular Endurance, Muscular Strength/Endurance, Flexibility and Body Composition. The dependent variables namely Cardio Vascular Endurance, measures by Cooper’s 1mile run/walk test, Flexibility measures by Sit and Reach Test, muscular strength/endurance measured by bent knee sit ups and Body Composition measured by Skin Fold Caliper. The data were collected from each subjects before and after the training period and statistically analysed by using dependent‘t’ test and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). It was found that aerobic dance group was found to be better in improving cardio vascular endurance and muscular strength/ endurance when compared to the yogic practices group. Yogic practices group was found to be better in improving flexibility when compared to the aerobic training group. Both yogic practices and aerobic dance groups were developed the body composition equally.

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How to cite this article:
G Nithya, Dr. P Anbalagan. Analysis of selected yogic practises and aerobic dance on health related physical fitness variables among Girls students in Nilgiris district. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(3):260-262.
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