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. 7, Issue 2 (2022)

Impact of yogic practices on selected health related physical fitness parameters among school level fencers


A Lincy, A Rube Jesintha

This study was designed to investigate the Impact of Yogic Practices on Selected Health Related Physical Fitness Parameters among School Level Fencers. To achieve the purpose of the study, thirty fencing players with the age of 11 to 14 years from Fencing Coaching centre, Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu were selected as subject at random. The subjects was randomly assigned to two equal groups (n=15). Group- I underwent yogic practices (YPG) and Group - II was acted as control group (CG). The yogic practice was given to the experimental group for 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) for the period of twelve weeks. The control group was not given any sort of training except their routine work. A pilot study was conducted to assess the initial capacity of the subjects in order to fix the load. The Health Related Physical Fitness muscular strength, (sit-ups) flexibility (sit and reach) before and after training period. The data collected from the subjects was statistically analyzed with‘t’ test to find out significant improvement if any at 0.05 level of confidence. The result of the Health Related Physical Fitness Parameters speculated significant improvement due to influence of yogic practices with the limitations of (diet, climate, life style) status and previous training. The result of the present study coincide findings of the investigation done by different experts in the field of sports sciences. Yogic practices group significantly improved muscular strength and flexibility School Level Fencers.
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A Lincy, A Rube Jesintha. Impact of yogic practices on selected health related physical fitness parameters among school level fencers. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 18-20
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