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2022, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Part G

Effect of hatha yoga practices on selected health related physical fitness variables among coastal area school boys


Author(s): H Sathish Kumar and Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar

Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of hatha yoga practices on selected health related physical fitness variables among coastal area school boys. To achieve the purpose of the study investigator selected 50 coastal area school boys for experiment group (n= 25), control group (n=25). Their ages ranges from 14 to 16 years. The group were tested prior (pre-test) and after six weeks (post-test). The following variables such as cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance and flexibility were selected for this study. Cardiovascular endurance was tested with 12-min Cooper’s test, muscular endurance was tested with sit-up test and flexibility was tested with sit and reach test. The collected data were analyzed statistically by Analysis of Co-Variance (ANCOVA) and Scheffe’s post-hoc test. From the analysis of data it was proved that there is significant improvement on cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance and flexibility. It was concluded that the hatha yoga practices effectively improved on selected health related physical fitness variables among coastal area school boys.

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How to cite this article:
H Sathish Kumar, Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar. Effect of hatha yoga practices on selected health related physical fitness variables among coastal area school boys. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(1):421-424.

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