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2022, Vol. 9, Issue 6, Part E

Influence of yoga on cardiovascular risk factors of police personnel


Author(s): R Ezhilarasi and Dr. K Murugavel

Abstract:
This study was designed to investigate the influence of yoga training on selected cardio risk factors of police personnel. To achieve the purpose of the study 40 police personnel were selected from Coimbatore district there aged between 35 and 45 years. The subjects was randomly assigned into two equal groups (n=20). Group- I underwent Yoga training and Group - II was acted as control group (CG).The respective training was given to the experimental group for 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) for the period of twelve weeks. The control group was not be given any sort of training except their routine work. Body mass index was assessed by standard calibrated weighing machine test and the unit of measurement was in numbers, systolic blood pressure were assessed by sphygmomanometer the unit of measurement was in mm/hg pressure and job stress was assessed by symptoms of job stress questionnaire(JSQ) test in numbers. The data collected from the subjects was statistically analyzed with ‘t’ ratio to find out significant improvement if any at 0.05 level of confidence. The result of the body mass index, systolic blood pressure and job stress improved significantly due to influence of yoga training with the limitations of (diet, climate, life style) status and previous training the result of the present study coincide findings of the investigation done by different experts in the field of sports sciences. Yoga training significantly improved body mass index, systolic blood pressure and job stress of police personnel.


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How to cite this article:
R Ezhilarasi, Dr. K Murugavel. Influence of yoga on cardiovascular risk factors of police personnel. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(6):311-314.

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