Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2016)
The effect of different packages of yogic practices on selected motor fitness components (agility, flexibility) among adolescent boys
Author(s): Sudhakara Babu Mande
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out “The effect of different packages of yogic practices on selected motor fitness components (Agility, Flexibility) among adolescent boys”. The study was formulated as a true random group design, consisting of a pretest and posttest. The randomly selected subjects (n=90) adolescent boys from different schools in Andhra Pradesh, were randomly assigned to three equal groups of thirty each. The groups were assigned as Experimental Groups I, II and control group respectively. Pre-tests were conducted for all the subjects on selected motor fitness, such as flexibility, agility. The experimental groups participated in their respective yogic practices simplified kundalini yoga and suryanamaskar respectively for a period of twelve weeks. The post-tests were conducted on the above said dependent variables after the experimental periods from all the three groups. The differences between the initial and final means of the selected variables were the effect of different packages of yogasanas on adolescent boys. The obtained data were subjected to statistical treatment to find out the significance in the means using ANCOVA. In all cases 0.05 level was fixed to test the hypothesis set for this study.