International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 10, Part D (2016)
Effectiveness of school based yoga program on high school students
Adolescence can de defined as the stage of transition from childhood to adulthood. During this phase of development they face rapid physical and mental changes. Adolescence receive education through high school to Intermediate level. Adding to the physical and psychological problems the adolescents has to face academic problems at school and college level. During this process they undergo a lot of stress. The stress for adolescents may be with school related problems, problems with peers, family issues, their own thoughts, feelings, behaviour and sometimes feeling depressed. The present study was conducted to study the stress levels of adolescents before and after yoga training program. The sample of the study included 50 boys and 50 girls studying in9th and 10th standards were selected randomly from two schools of tirupati town. Two tools, first was General Information Schedule and the second was Checklist to asses the stress levels of adolescents. It took fifteen minutes to complete the checklist by each student. The entire sample were made to attend an yoga training for one month. A post-test was conducted the same sample after one month training. Results Revealed that the reis significant difference between pre-test and post-test analysis. The training program had positive impact on stress score of sample adolescents.
How to cite this article:
Dr. C Kalapriya. Effectiveness of school based yoga program on high school students. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(10):202-205.