Effect of Yoga Practices on Leg Strength and Flexibility among College Basket Ball Players


M. Sathish


The purpose of study was to find out the effect of yogic practices on leg strength and flexibility among college Basket Ball players. In order to achieve the purpose of the study 24 college Basket ball players were selected randomly and they were equally divided in to two groups of 12 each as experimental and control group. The experimental group and control group undergone normal routine Basket ball practices and in addition the experimental group undergone yogic practices for one hour before morning before starting the Basket ball practices. The control group was not given any special training. The period of training was 8 weeks in a schedule of weekly 5 days. The data were collected on the selected variables before and after the training period. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used to analyze the data. To test the significance 0.05 level of confidence was fixed. Based on the results the study it was concluded that the Yogic practices were significantly improved the leg strength and flexibility among college Basket ball players.