International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part D (2017)
Effect of yoga eye exercises on letter recognition and reaction time in school going children with and without refractive errors-A randomized control trial
Sanjiv Kumar and Syed Asif
AbstractBackground and purpose:
Yoga for eyes is performed to reduce eye strain, relax extra-ocular muscles which is common in school going children, computer users and occupation involving fine work. The purpose is to assess the effect of yoga eye exercise’s on refractive errors and reaction time in school going children.
Method: Sixty participants was included in study of which, 30 children were with refractive errors and 30 without refractive errors. Letter recognition and reaction time was assessed using Snellen’s chart, typing master game and drop ruler test. Seven yoga eye exercises was intervened and pre-post assessment was done.
Results: Participants shown good improvement in all the outcome measures. Inter-group comparison shown significant results only in letter recognition.
Conclusion: Yoga eye exercises done regularly for few minutes has improved the strength of eye muscles and proved beneficial for refractive error problems.
How to cite this article:
Sanjiv Kumar and Syed Asif. Effect of yoga eye exercises on letter recognition and reaction time in school going children with and without refractive errors-A randomized control trial. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(8): 245-248.