THE EFFECT OF YOGA AND PHYSICAL EXERCISE ON LEG EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH AND AGILITY VARIABLES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Rajkumar P. Malipatil, Sangeet S. Patil

Abstract


The purpose of the study was intended to assess the effect of yogic and physical exercises on leg explosive strength and agility, for this purpose hundred fifty students studying in various classes of Government high school Nagathan of Vijayapaur in Karnataka state  in age group of 14-16 years were selected. They were divided into three equal groups, each group consist of fifty subjects, in which group-I underwent yoga practices, group-II underwent physical exercises and group –III acted as control group who were not allowed to participated and receive any special treatment apart from their regular curriculum classes’, the training period for this study was six days a week for twelve weeks, the before and after the training period, the subjects were tested for leg explosive strength and agility ability. The analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was applied to find out which group has better in performance, whenever “F” ratio for adjusted test was  found to be significant for adjusted post-test means Scheffe’s test was followed, as  a post hoc to determine which of the paired  means differ significantly. It was drawn conclusions that after the training of yoga and physical exercise both training has improved leg explosive strength and agility, significant increases found in explosive strength among the physical exercise group comparing their counterpart  and agility has ability has been increased in the physical exercises comparing to yoga group.

 

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secondary school students, yoga, physical exercise, explosive strength, agility variables

References


Basoli Annarussa: Yoga Mimasam Maharashtra Kavilyadhama Lonawala vol-XXV

Gharote M, L et al: “Effects of eight week yogic training programme on some aspects of physical fitness of physically conditioned young males “Indian journal of medical sciences oct-1979.

Sawami Satyanannada Sarasawati, pranayama Mudra Bandha




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v0i0.409

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