International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2
Hatha yogic package on body composition
K Selvakumar, S Parthasarathy, Marinarai, Sumitra Das
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of hatha yogic package on body composition among high school boys. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty school boys were selected from Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India during the year 2019. The subject’s age ranges from 15 to 17 years. The selected students were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 students each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent a hatha yogic package programme for eight weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Body Composition was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on Body Composition was measured through body composition analyzer method. 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 hatha yogic package given to the experimental group on Body Composition when compared to control group.