Effect of Pranayama and Yoga on Cardio-Vascular Endurance | Original Article
The main purpose of the study was the effect of Pranayama on cardio-vascular Endurance. The subjects would be selected from the BMS Government first grade college, Huliyar 40 male was act as the source of data. Forty male subjects of Government first grade college, Huliyar, would be selected by purposive sampling method as the subjects for this study. The subject would be divided in two groups consisting of 20 subjects each, based on initial test. In two groups, the group ‘A’ would be experimental and group ‘B’ would be control group. The groups were assigned as Experimental Groups-A and control group-B respectively. Pre tests were conducted for all the subjects on selected physiological variable such as Cardio- Respiratory Endurance. Cardio- Respiratory Endurance would be measure by administrating Harvard step test. Statistical analysis would be done on the basis of data collection. The data pre-test and post-test would be compared by using‘t’ test and as per the result would be analyzed and interpretation would be done. The level of significance would be kept at 0.05 to test the hypothesis. Result: There is significant difference in cardio-vascular endurance of experimental group between pre and posttest. Six week yoga training programme shows positive effects on cardio-vascular endurance. There is no significant difference in cardio-vascular endurance of control group between pre and posttest. There is no significant difference in cardio-vascular endurance of pretest between experimental and control groups. There is significant difference in cardio-vascular endurance of posttest between experimental and control groups.