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2021, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part F

Effect of Kalaripayattu on selected physical and psychological variables of school children


Author(s): Dr. Muhammed Najeeb K

Abstract: The purpose of the study is to find out the effect of Kalaripayattu on selected physical and psychological variables of school children. Forty school boys (N=40) were selected from Kanuur district of Kerala for the study. The total subjects were divided in to two group namely experimental group (nm = 20) and control group (nc = 20). The subjects had no training background and their ages were between 10 - 14 years. The experimental group participated Kalaripayattu training program 6 days in a week for a period of 2 months. The following Physical variables such as explosive power and flexibility and the following psychological variables namely; aggression and confidence level were selected for the purpose of the study. Explosive power of the subjects was collected by using Standing broad jump test and Flexibility collected by using sit and reach test whereas Aggression of the subjects was collected by using the questionnaire developed by Tiware and Chauhan and the confidence level data was collected from the subjects by using the questionnaire developed by Philippa Davied “how do you respond”. Shapiro – Wilk test and Box Plot were used to determine whether the collected data was normally distributed or not. Then, with the consultation of statistical expert, we chose the appropriate statistics for the effect of Kalaripayattu training on physical and psychological variables of school children. The calculated numerical results were interpreted meaningfully. In all cases, the criterion for statistical significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence (P<0.05). All the data were analysed with the help of SPSS version 23.

DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i4f.2201

Pages: 332-337  |  303 Views  12 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Muhammed Najeeb K. Effect of Kalaripayattu on selected physical and psychological variables of school children. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(4):332-337. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i4f.2201
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