International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 10, Part J (2016)
Effect of asana and pranayama on selected physiological variables of secondary school students
Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu
The purpose of this study was to effectiveness of Asana and Pranayama on selected Physiological variables of Secondary School Students in Purba Medinipur district. Forty five male students of different secondary school of Purba Medinipur district were randomly selected as subject. The age group of the subjects range between 12-16 years. Blood pressure cardiovascular endurance, breath holding capacity and BMI were considered as the selected physiological variables for the study. To find out the differences between initial and final performance and to compare the achievements of three groups (two experimental and one control) the ‘t’ test and analysis of (ANCOVA) was adopted. The level of significance was 0.05. The result showed that the experimental group A trained by Asana and Pranayama showed improvement thought statistically no significant gain the performance. The experimental group B trained by Asana and Pranayama showed no significant differences in systolic and diastolic blood pressure cardiovascular endurance and body composition.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Deba Prasad Sahu. Effect of asana and pranayama on selected physiological variables of secondary school students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(10): 687-690.