International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education


International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

Effect of Yogasana practices on vo2 max among school girls


X. Christy, Dr. S. Dhanaraj

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of yogasana practice on VO2 max among school Girls. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty school Girls students were selected from school affiliated to Alagappa Model Hr.Sec.School, during the year of 2016-17. The subject’s age ranges from 14 to 18 years. The selected students were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 Girls students each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent yoga practices programme for five days per week for the duration of six weeks programme. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. VO2 Max was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on VO2 max was measured through wet spirometer 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 yoga practices given to the experimental group on VO2 Max when compared to the control group.
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