Effects of Yoga practice on Motor Ability Components among Inter collegiate Cricket and Football players of BITS, Pilani K. K. Birla Goa Campus Deemed University team
Chandu G. Lamani, Deepa S Rathod
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of yogic practice on selected Motor Ability components among BITS Pilani-K.K.Birla Goa Campus Deemed University, Cricket, Soccer and Basketball Players. Fifty players from the above games were selected randomly as subjects. The age of the subjects ranged from 20 to 24 years. The selected subjects were divided into two groups namely Group A (yoga practice) and Group B (control without any training). The Group “A” was subjected to yoga training for alternative days every week for Four weeks in the month of April & May 2015.The dependent variables namely cardio respiratory endurance measured by 12 min cooper’s Run/ Walk Test, Muscular Endurance Measured by Bent-knee sit ups, and Flexibility Measured by Sit and reach test. The data were collected from each subject before and after the training period and statistically analyzed by using dependent t’ test and analysis of covariance (ANOVA), It was found that there was significant improvement on yogic practice on selected motor ability components.
Chandu G. Lamani, Deepa S Rathod. Effects of Yoga practice on Motor Ability Components among Inter collegiate Cricket and Football players of BITS, Pilani K. K. Birla Goa Campus Deemed University team. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2016, Pages 23-25