Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Chandra Nadi Pranayama on Components of Health-Related Fitness
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages: 21-27
Received: Feb. 1, 2015;
Accepted: Feb. 13, 2015;
Published: Mar. 26, 2015
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Baljinder Singh Bal, Department of Physical Education (T), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
The present study was conducted with the objective to determine the short term practice of Chandra-Nadi pranayama on components of health-related fitness. For the purpose of present study 34 university level girls between the age group of 19-25 years were selected. The subjects were purposively assigned into two groups: Group-A: Experimental (n1=17); Group-B: Control (n2=17). The subjects from Group-A: Experimental were subjected to a 4-weeks Chandra Nadi pranayama. Student t test for paired samples was utilized to compare the means of the pre-test and the post-test. Based on the analysis of the results obtained, we conclude that the significant differences were found in Components of Health-Related Fitness (i.e., Cardiorespiratory Endurance, Flexibility) of University Level Girls. Insignificant between-group differences were noted in Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, % Body Fat, Fat Weight and Lean Body Weight of University Level Girls.
Baljinder Singh Bal,
Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Chandra Nadi Pranayama on Components of Health-Related Fitness, American Journal of Applied Psychology.
Vol. 4, No. 2,
2015, pp. 21-27.
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