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“Effect of Asana and Pranayama on School Going Children” |

Surender Kumar, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the present investigation was to find outthe effect of Asana and Pranayama training on physiological variables. Toachieve this purpose, thirty girls were selected randomly as subjects. Theywere assigned randomly into two experimental groups. Group 1stunderwent Asana training and group 2nd underwent pranayama traininggroup of fifteen each. All the subjects of two groups were tested on selecteddependent variable such as VO2max and resting pulse rate before and after thetreatment. The data pertaining to the variables in this Study examined by usingdependent ‘t’ and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Two experimental groups’namely, Asana and Pranayama training groups achieved significant improvement onand resting the Pranayama training was best training when compared to Asanastraining.