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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part E

To develop and validate an integrated yoga module for the sport of cricket


Author(s): Vidhi Patel, Dr. Vijayakumar PS and Sahana AU

Abstract: Background: Cricket is one such sport that tests the sport abilities, mental strength, stamina and physical endurance as well to attain their personal best, they have to play the maximum amount attention to fitness as they are doing to the perfection of batting, bowling and fielding skills. Yoga incorporates a great sense of sports community hooked up to it. Adopting yoga as a holistic mind-body intervention fosters the development of many personal, sport and performance-relevant physical, physiological and psychological skills.
Materials and Methods: First phase- IYM for sport of cricket was designed based on the literature review of classical texts and research articles. Second phase – Designed IYM was validated by 31 subject matter (yoga) experts. Content-validity ratio (CVR) was analysed using Lawshe's formula.
Results: Yoga practices were designed for Integrated Yoga Module for Sport of Cricket. Yoga practices with CVR ≥0.355 and which were validated by 31 yoga experts were included in final Integrated Yoga Module.
Conclusion: Previous research studies on yoga, sports, cricket and other related researches helped in formulating yoga module for the sport of cricket. However, till date there is no former attempt has been made to validate an integrated yoga module for sport of cricket, which can be used as cross-training. Therefore, this study has been carried out to design and validate IYM for Sport of Cricket. Result shows that among the 74 practices, 46 found to be essential (CVR ≥ 0.355) for sport of cricket. This integrated yoga module is a valid module for Cricket players.


DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i4e.2196

Pages: 294-299  |  314 Views  8 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Vidhi Patel, Dr. Vijayakumar PS, Sahana AU. To develop and validate an integrated yoga module for the sport of cricket. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(4):294-299. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i4e.2196
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