Effect of Yoga Practices on the Speed and Agility of College Level Volley Ball Players

Author: Sk Rasid Mahammad

DOI Link :: https://doi-ds.org/doilink/05.2024-89442711/BIJMRD/06.2024-79/Vol -2/3/A7/Sk Rasid Mahammad

Abstract:The effect of yogic exercises on the mind is said to have immediate effects. Skill in any game is pre-requisite to exhibit top performance of a player, simultaneously; it becomes highly impossible for any player to achieve such level of performance without having a concrete base of fitness. Professional athletes are turning to yoga as a way to improve their mental and physical performance. The present study is an attempt to find out the effect of yoga training on the speed and agility of the volley ball players. For the present study the 30 male college Volley ball players from Ghatal Rabindra Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya, Paschim Medinipur, and West Bengal were selected at random and their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. For the present study pre test and post test random group design, which consists of control group and experimental group was used. The subjects were randomly assigned to two equal groups of fifteen each and named as Group ‘A‘and Group ‘B‘. Group ‘A‘underwent yoga practices and Group ‘B‘have not undergone any training. Speed and agility were assessed by 50 meter dash T-Test. The data were collected before and after six weeks of training. The data were analyzed by applying t-test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The findings of the study indicate that the yoga practices had positive impact on speed and agility skills among college men Volley Ball players.

Keywords: Yogic Exercises, College Students, Volley Ball, Physical Performance.

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