Influence of Yogic Training on Breath Holding Time among Sportsmen


Author(s) Name: Dr. K. Sekarbabu


The aim of the present study is to assess the Influence of yogic training on breath holding time among sportsmen. Thirty university players from various games and sports were randomly selected as subjects from Annamalai University, Annamalai nagar, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu. The subjects were divided into two groups as experimental and control each fifteen. The experimental group underwent yogic training for 5 days per week for 8 weeks. The collected data from the experimental and control group during pre and post test on breath holding time. The analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was applied to find out significant difference if any between the experimental and control group as a result of eight weeks of yogic practices. In all cases .05 level of confidence was utilized to test the significance. The study resulted that the experimental group had a significant improvement on breath holding time as compared to the control group.


Keywords: Yogic Training, Breath Holding Time, Sportmen.


Please cite this article as: Dr. K. Sekarbabu. Influence of Yogic Training on Breath Holding Time among Sportsmen. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 2016, 3, 3(26), 102 – 104.