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The Effect of Specific Yoga Programme on Selected Bio-Chemical Variables of Working Women

Abstract:

The present study is to analyze the effect of specific yoga programme on selected bio-chemical variables of working women. For this study 40 working women were selected from different colleges in Coimbatore city. The age of the subjects were ranged from 30 to 40 years. They were divided into two equal groups namely, specific yoga group and control group. The subjects were tested to find out the vital capacity and blood pressure. HDL, LDL and hemoglobin were tested using blood test. The specific yoga group participated in specific yoga practice for the period of twelve weeks and control group did not participate in any special practice. The data were collected before and after the training period and the pretest and posttest were analyzed by ‘t’ test. The level of significance for the study was chosen as 0.05. It is concluded from the results that the specific yoga practice group have significant improvement in HDL, LDL and hemoglobin.

Author Name (s): K. Sandhi, Dr.CH. VST. Saikumar

Keywords: HDL, LDL, Yoga, Working Women.