Effect of suryanamaskar practice and swiss ball training on balance among school boys
For the purpose of the study 30 school boys from Jothi Vallalar Hr- Sec School, Periyakalapet, Puducherry were randomly selected and their age ranged between 15 to 17 years. Subjects were asked to assemble the yoga hall in the evening hours and were given training. They were divided into three groups I, II and III with 10 subjects in each group. Experimental group I was treated with suryanamaskar practice, experimental group II were given swiss ball training and group III was kept under control group. The experimental groups participated their respective suryanamaskar practice and swiss ball training for period of twelve weeks and six days per week. The pretest and posttest on balance was measured and the data was statistically analyzed by using ANCOVA to find out the significant difference among the three groups. The finding of the study revealed that there was a beneficial effect on balance for both the experimental groups when compared to the control. The training was more effective for swiss ball training group than suryanamaskar practice group.