Volume 9, Issue 1, Year 2020
Articles

EFFECT OF IRON YOGA AND MEDITATION ON VITAL CAPACITY AMONG THE COLLEGE LEVEL HOCKEY PLAYERS

Velmurugan S
Ph.D. (Research Scholar), Dept. Of Physical Education and Health Sciences, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu 630 003, India
Saroja M
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education and Health Sciences, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu 630 003, India

Published 2020-06-30

Keywords

  • Yogasana Practices,
  • Meditation Practices,
  • Vital Capacity

How to Cite

S, V. ., & M, S. (2020). EFFECT OF IRON YOGA AND MEDITATION ON VITAL CAPACITY AMONG THE COLLEGE LEVEL HOCKEY PLAYERS. International Journal of Physical Education, Health & Sports Sciences, 9(1), 63-67. Retrieved from https://pefijournal.org/index.php/ijpehss/article/view/12

Abstract

The aim of the study was designed to determine the effect of Iron yoga and Meditation on Vital Capacity among the College level Hockey Players. To attain the purpose, Forty five (N=45) inter collegiate Hockey players who have participated in the Anna University Chennai Zone-16 Hockey tournaments during the year 2016-2017 were selected randomly as subjects. Their age ranged from 18 to 21 years. The subjects were assigned at random into three groups of fifteen each (n=15). Group-I  underwent Yogasana Practice (n=15), Group-II underwent Meditation Practice (n=15) and Group-III acted as Control. The dependent variable selected for this study was Vital Capacity and it was assessed by Spirometer. All the subjects were tested prior to and immediately after the training for the selected variable. Data were collected and statistically analyzed using ANCOVA. Scheffe’s post hoc test was applied to determine the significant difference between the paired means. In all the cases 0.05 level of significance was fixed. The results of the study showed that there was a significant difference among all the Experimental groups’ namely Yogasana Practices and Meditation Practices. Further the results showed Meditation group was found to have greater impact on the group concerned than the Yogasana group and Control group in enhancing the performance of Vital Capacity.

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