Effect of Selected Yogasanas on Body Weight and body fat of higher secondary school obese boys
The selected yogasanas practices were designed to facilitate development and integration of the human body, mind, and breath to produce structural and physiological effects. The body is the temple of soul and to reach a harmony of the mind, body and spirit, the body must be physically fit. Aims of the study:The purpose of this study was to examine the Effect of Selected Yogasanas on Body Weight and body fat of higher secondary school obese boys. Design: This study comprised of six weeks randomized controlled trial. Methods: A total of fourty higher secondary school obese boys were participated in this study voluntarily. They were randomly divided into two groups’ namely experimental group and control group each group consists of twenty subjects (n=20) and their age ranged between 15 and 18 years. The experimental group underwent yogasanas and pranayama for two hour per day, three days per week for six weeks and a control group did not participated any experimental treatment. The Baseline and after completion of the yogasanas and pranayama for six weeks vital capacity and breath holding time were done by using standard techniques.. Statistical analysis: Data were analyzed by applying ANOVA statistical technique. Significance level was set at P < 0.05. Results: After the six weeks of the Effect of Selected Yogasanas on Body Weight and body fat brought significant redused in the body fat in the experimental group (p<0.05). There were no significant differences in the control group. Conclusion: The Effect of Selected Yogasanas on Body Weight and body fat of higher secondary school obese boys words: yogasanas, Body Weight,and body fat.
yogasanas, Body Weight, body fat.