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2018, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part D

Effects of Suryanamaskar practice with rhythmic training on selected health related physical fitness components and psychological variables among school girls


Author(s): Evelyn Synthiya and Dr. P Anbalagan

Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to find out the effects of Suryanamaskar practice with rhythmic training on selected health related physical fitness components and psychological variables school girls. To achieve the purpose of the study, forty school girls were selected randomly 12 to 14 years of age from Marudhamalai swamy Devasthanam higher secondary school, Vadavalli, Coimbatore. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups namely experimental and control groups of 20 subjects each. The training period was limited to twelve weeks and for six days per week. The suryanamaskar practice with rhythmic training was selected as independent variables and Body Mass Index (BMI),Flexibility, Muscular Strength and Endurance, Cardio Respiratory Endurance, Stress and Anxiety were selected as dependent variables and it was measured by Body Mass Index, Sit and Reach, Modified Sit – ups, Twelve Minutes Cooper’s Run / Walk test, Questionnaire respectively. All the subjects were tested two days before and immediately after the experimental period on the selected dependent variables. The obtained data from the experimental group and control group before and after the experimental period were statistically analyzed with dependent‘t’-test to find out significant improvements. The level of significance was fixed at 0.05 level confidences for all the cases. Significant improvement was found on Body Mass Index (BMI), Flexibility, Muscular Strength and Endurance, Cardio Respiratory Endurance, Stress and Anxiety of experimental group due to the effects of Suryanamaskar practice with rhythmic training when compared to the control group.

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How to cite this article:
Evelyn Synthiya, Dr. P Anbalagan. Effects of Suryanamaskar practice with rhythmic training on selected health related physical fitness components and psychological variables among school girls. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(1):251-254.

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