THE EFFECTS OF HATHA YOGA ON STUDENTS PHYSICAL FITNESS VAN LANG UNIVERSITY, VIETNAM
Dr. Tran Phuong Tung
Hatha Yoga practice is considered to be a method of improving and maintaining total wellness. The goal of the topic is to evaluate the effects of Hatha Yoga on students' phisycal fitness.
Methods: The thesis uses a convenient sampling method, anthropometric method, pedagogical test method, pedagogical experimental method, and statistical mathematical method.
Results: After 30 weeks of Hatha Yoga practice, students in the experimental group had forearm strength increased 6.68% in men and 7.83% in women, abdominal strength increased 12.62% in men and 16.05% in women, the strength of lower limbs increased 4.05% in men and 3.49% in women, overall endurance increased by 8.83% in men and 8.63% in women, body flexibility increased by 30.01% in men and 30.14% in women, left knee increased by 13.35% in men and 16.79% in women, movement amplitude of the right knee increased by 13.24% in men and 20.98% in women, the likelihood of holding an equal standing in one-legged position increased by 20.02% in men and 24.81% in women, all statistically significant with p <0.05 or p <0.001. Particularly, the ability to coordinate motor coordination of both male and female students increased not significantly, the difference was not statistically significant with p> 0.05. As for the fitness of the control students, there was no significant change after 30 weeks (p> 0.05).