International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part K (2016)
Effect of yogic intervention on eating disorder cognitions among adolescent girls in India
Raksha Rawat, Dr. Chinmay Pandya
Background: Eating disorder is very common among western countries but now-a-days it is introducing in India too due to the effect of globalization, Media, Magazine and tendency to have a perfect body shape which results in different health hazards. Aims: To examine the effect of yogic practises on eating disorder cognitions among adolescent girls in India. Method: All subjects (11 to 19 years) were taken from Tata Nagar (Jharkhand). Firstly 120 subjects selected for the study from 1056 subjects. Randomly they were divided into two groups, 40 subjects for control group and 80 subjects for experimental group. During yogic intervention most of subjects left the group for their personal reason. Lastly the experiment carried out on 40 subjects. Results: Significant effects of yogic practises on experimental group were found and no effect was found on the subjects who belonged to control group. Conclusions: These finding demonstrated that the effect of yoga has a positive impact on eating disorder cognitions among adolescent girls in India.
How to cite this article:
Raksha Rawat, Dr. Chinmay Pandya. Effect of yogic intervention on eating disorder cognitions among adolescent girls in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(4): 668-673.