Effect of Yogic Intervention and Aqua Aerobic Exercises on Vital Capacity Amonghockey Players

Authors

  • Mr. K Gajendra, Prof. K. Balasubramanian

Abstract

The Aim of the study was to find out the effect of Yogic Intervention and Aqua Aerobic exercises on Vital Capacity among Women Hockey Players. The investigator randomly selected 90 women hockey players (n= 90), who competed at inter collegiate level sports competitionsand the age of players  were between 17 and 21 years. They were divided into three groups with thirty subjects each (n = 30) at random again consisting thirty subjects in each group and they were randomly assigned as experimental group I (YI) Yogic Intervention , Experimental group II (AAE) Aqua Aerobic Exercises and control group (CG). Vital Capacity has selected as criterion variable of this study. The experimental groups underwent Yogic Intervention and Aqua Aerobic exercises for eight weeks three days per week and a session on each day. The difference between the Pre-test and post-test means were subjected to statistical treatment using ANCOVA, In all cases 0.05 level was fixed to test the hypothesis of the study, which was considered as an appropriate. It was concluded from the result of the study that there was a significant improvement (p ≤ 0.05) due to Yogic Intervention and Aqua Aerobic exercises on Vital Capacity as compared to control group.

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Published

2022-03-11