Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)
Influence of yogasana practice on flexibility among obese adolescent school boys
Author(s): K Alaguraja, Dr. P Yoga
Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the influence of yogasana practice on flexibility among obese adolescent school boys. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty school students were selected from Karaikudi, during the year 2017. The subject’s age ranges from 14 to 18 years. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 students each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent a yogasana practice programme for six weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Flexibility was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on flexibility was measured through sit and reach test. Pre-test was taken before the training period and post- test was measured immediately after the six week training period. Statistical technique‘t’ ratio was used to analyse the means of the pre-test and post test data of experimental group and control group. The results revealed that there was a significant difference found on the criterion variable. The difference is found due to yogasana practice given to the experimental group on flexibility when compared to control group.