Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)
Efficacy of yogic games on problem solving capacity of orphan children
Author(s): Poornima Gupta, Vivek Maheshwari
Abstract: Problem solving capacity is a plan of action used to find a solution and it is highly associated with brain functions. Orphan children are more intent to decline in problem solving capacity because they seriously suffer from physical, physiological and mental disorders. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of yogic games on problem solving capacity of orphan children. 100 Orphan children of age ranging from 12-16, were selected from Surman Sansthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, by accidental sampling and assigned into experimental and control group. Experimental group underwent three months of Yogic games program whereas the control group followed the routine activities. They were assessed by Problem solving ability test at the beginning and end of the program. After 3 months of yoga, result suggested that yogic games practice enhances problem solving capacity with coordination, processing speed, creative thinking, and reasoning ability.