EFFECT OF YOGA ON CARDIO RESPIRATORY ENDURANCE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of yoga on cardiorespiratory endurance among college students. To achieve this purpose of the study, thirty students from Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, and India were selected as subjects at random. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups of fifteen subjects each, such as experimental group and control group. The group I underwent yoga practice for three days per week for twelve weeks. Group II acted as control who did not participate any special training. The analysis of covariance was used to analyze the significant difference, if any between the groups. The level of significance to test the ‘F’ ratio obtained by the Analysis of Covariance was tested .05 level of confidence, which was considered as an appropriate. It was concluded that the experimental group produced significant improvement on cardiorespiratory endurance than the control group.

 

Keywords: Yoga, Cardiorespiratory Endurance, College Men.Fullscreen Mode

 

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