Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
A research study on the efficacy of Yoga on Memory Power and Examination marks of School Children
Author(s): Dr. K Krishna Sharma, Dr. Udayakumara K, Dr. Thirumaleshwara Prasada H
Abstract: Aim of the present study is to evaluate the effect of yoga on memory power of the children of higher primary school. For this purpose, 36 higher primary school children, aged 10 to 11years were randomly selected from the Vishwamangala higher primary school, Mangalagangotri, Konaje. 30 days Yoga practical session was conducted for a duration of one month.The study has been conducted with an Experimental group and a control group. The experimental group was progressively introduced to the selected yogic practices for one hour daily. The session included a series of Asanas, Pranayamas and relaxation technique. The control group was not exposed to any yoga practices. The initial and final Memory test score and Examination marks were collected for both the groups. The results of the parameters were analysed through student ‘t’ test. The experimental group showed a significant result in all the parameters. But there was no significant change in Control group. The present study reveals that yoga therapy helps efficiently in improving memory power.