Influence of brisk walking and yogic practices on selected physiological variables among diabetic patients
Author(s): Mamidi Sharath
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to analyse the influence of brisk walking and yogic practices on selected physiological variables among diabetic patients. To achieve this purpose thirty men, type II diabetic patients from Government Medical College and Hospital, Nizamabad, Telangana, aged 30 – 50 years volunteered to participate in this study. Subjects were assigned into three groups namely brisk walking exercises group (N-10), yogic practices group and control group. Physiological variables such as resting pulse rate and vital capacity were selected as criterion variables. Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was used as statistical technique. Schaffer’s test was followed as a post hoc test. The results of the study showed that there was a significance differences exist between the groups on resting pulse rate and vital capacity when compared to the control group.