Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)
Influence of Tibetan yoga on cardiovascular endurance among obese men students
Author(s): R Balamurali Krishnan, Dr. P Yoga
Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the influence of Tibetan Yoga on cardiovascular endurance among obese men students. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty college students were selected from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, during the year 2018. The subject’s age ranges from 21 to 25 years. The selected students were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 men students each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent an Tibetan Yoga programme for six weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Cardiovascular endurance was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on Cardiovascular endurance was measured through Cardiovascular endurance was measured through Cooper’s 12 Minute Run / Walk test. Pre-test was taken before the training period and post- test was measured immediately after the six week training period. Statistical Technique ‘t’ ratio was used to analyse the means of the pre-test and post test data of experimental group and control group. The results revealed that there was a significant difference found on the criterion variable. The difference is found due to Tibetan Yoga given to the experimental group on cardiovascular endurance when compared to control group.