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Effect of Meditation Practices and Aerobic Training on Vital Capacity among College Men Players

Author(s) Name: Dr. B.Ramkumar

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of Meditation practices and Aerobic training on Vital Capacity among college men players. The study was conducted on forty five (N=45) men College men players who were studying various affiliated colleges in Annamalai University, Annamalai nagar and participated various tournaments during the year 2013-2014 were selected as subjects. Subjects were randomly assigned equally into three groups, Group –I underwent Meditation Practices Group (n = 15), Group II underwent Aerobic Training Group (n=15) and Group-III acted as control Group (n=15). Vital Capacity was selected as a dependent variable and it was assessed by wet spirometer. The data was collected before and after the training period of 12 weeks. The data was collected from the Experimental and Control Groups were statically examined with Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Vital Capacity showed significant difference between the groups.

 Keywords: Aerobic Exercises, Meditation Practice, Vital Capacity.

Please cite this article as: Dr. B.Ramkumar. Effect of Meditation Practices and Aerobic Training on Vital Capacity among College Men Players. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 2015, 2, 2(20), 78 – 80.