Asian Review of Social Sciences (ARSS)
Impact of Yogic Practices on Selected Physical and Psychological Variables among Women StudentsAuthor : K. Johnbosco
Volume 8 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 42-44
The evidence linking an active lifestyle with a reduced risk of some diseases is well documented for both adults and children In the current study, The purpose of the study was find out the impact of yogic practices on selected physical and psychological variables among women students. To achieve the purpose of the study 24 women students were selected from the women’s hostel, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. The age of the participants ranged between 23 and 28 years. The investigator relevance of the variable to the present study the following dependent variables were selected Physical Variables namely Balance and flexibility & Psychological Variables namely Resilience and Assertiveness, the collected data from the two groups pre and post test scores were statistically examined by applying dependent ‘t’ test and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) for each and every selected variables separately. There was a significant improvement takes place on physical and psychological variables such as balance, flexibility, resilience and assertiveness due to six weeks yogic practices program, there was a significant difference exists between experimental and control groups on balance, flexibility, resilience and assertiveness.
Asana, Yoga, Balance, Flexibility, Resilience and Assertiveness
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