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Effect of Six- Weeks Kapalbhati on Vital Capacity of Male Handball Players | Original Article

Shailesh Kumar Singh*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of six- weeks Kapalbhati on vital capacity of Male Handball Players. The science of Kapalbhati deals with the control and enrichment of the vital capacity which results in rhythmic respiration, calm and alert state of the mind. To serve the purpose of the investigation 20 male handball players of age group 18-25 were selected randomly. Subjects were selected from the students of Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Guwahati at under graduate level. The win spirometer was used as instrument for measuring vital capacity of handball players. The statistical technique applied in order to examine the hypothesis of the study was descriptive statistic such as mean and standard deviation and comparative statistical technique Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results indicated that there is significance difference in vital capacity among handball players and it may be because of the Kapalbhati the subjects had given.