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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B

Effect of yoga asanas and pranayama on the health-related aspects of physical fitness


Author(s): Dr. Pravin D Lamkhade

Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to find out the effect of yoga asanas and pranayama on the Health-Related Aspects of Physical Fitness. The present investigation was conducted at the Rani Indirabai Bhonsle Mahavidyalaya, Kuhi, Nagpur, Maharashtra. Forty healthy male students who volunteered to connect in practice of yoga were consecutively assigned in two groups. Physical fitness factors such as balance, Peak expiratory flow rate and Breath holding time were also measured. During the training period, the experimental group underwent their particular training programme six days a week for six weeks in addition to their accepted physical education activities. On the training days, practices lasted in the morning from 7.30 to 8.30 A.M. approximately. The control group did not contribute in any particular training. The collected records were analyzed SPSS statistical analysis package version 16.0, using Paired ‘t’ test to compare before and after test mean differences and students ‘t’ test was also applied to compare mean differences between the groups. The Significance level was set at 0.05. Results: There was significant difference in balance, peak expiratory flow rate and breath holding time between pre and posttest of experimental group. There was insignificant difference in balance, peak expiratory flow rate and breath holding time between pre and posttest of control group. There was significant difference in balance and breath holding time between experimental and control group of posttest. There was insignificant difference in peak expiratory flow rate between experimental and control group of posttest. There was insignificant difference in balance, peak expiratory flow rate and breath holding time between experimental and control group of pretest.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Pravin D Lamkhade. Effect of yoga asanas and pranayama on the health-related aspects of physical fitness. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(1):104-108.
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