Effect of Simplifed Kundalini Yoga and Pranayama Practices on Selected Psychological Variables and Academic Performance of Secondary School Boys

  • M Yuvaraj Manavalakkalai Yoga Teacher, Bannari Amman Vidya Niketan, Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: simplified Kundalini yoga, pranayama, aggression, academic performance

Abstract

The study was undertaken to find out the effect of simplified Kundalini yoga and pranayama on academic performance and selected psychological variables among school boys on aggression. To achieve the purpose of the study 45 students studying various Higher Secondary Schools, at Erode District were selected as subjects. The age of the subjects ranged from 14 to 16 years. The subjects were divided into three groups of fifteen each (n=15) randomly. Experimental Group I underwent simplified Kundalini yoga, Experimental Group II underwent Pranayama and Group III is Control group were kept under active rest.The training period is for three days per week for eight weeks in addition to school curriculum.All the subjects were tested on selected criterion variables prior and immediately after the training period. The result of the study that there is a significant difference in the adjusted post-test means of simplified Kundalini yoga group and pranayama practise group and control group it was identified that simplified yoga group is better than pranayama group and control group in improving explosive strength.

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2020-06-01
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Yuvaraj, M. (2020). Effect of Simplifed Kundalini Yoga and Pranayama Practices on Selected Psychological Variables and Academic Performance of Secondary School Boys. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 8(3), 108-113. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v8i3.2311
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