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Yogic Exercises in Managing Stress in Male Hockey Players | Original Article

D. L. Somashekar*, Shivaram Reddy, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


– In order to have a better life, yogic exercise is a tool. Yoga helps achieving both physical and mental harmony. Yoga ensures great efficiency in work, and better control over mind and emotions. Present work highlights how yoga and stress management help male hockey players keeping the body fit and becoming the best performer. The methodical yogic practices eliminate and control several ailments and also keep the mind perfect, fresh and peaceful. Stress management requires a positive attitude and it demands a great degree of commitment on the part of individual. Hockey players need to learn a number of specific skills in managing stress.