Effect of yoga techniques on academic achievement of high school chemistry students in Mysore –India

Omidi, Maboud and Azizmalayeri, Kiumars and Jafari, Ebrahim Mirshah (2012) Effect of yoga techniques on academic achievement of high school chemistry students in Mysore –India. Journal of American Science, 8 (10). pp. 124-128. ISSN 1545-1003

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Yoga is the process of using physical exercises and mental imagery that originated in the Indian cultures more than three thousand years ago. It is the name given to a practice that helps create a union between the mind, body, and spirit. Yoga's benefits extend to persons of all faiths, ages and abilities. Yoga has so many techniques that this investigation has been used two techniques (Asana techniques and Meditation techniques) of four essential yoga categories (1.Breathing techniques 2.Asana techniques 3.Relaxation techniques 4.Meditation techniques). It is definitely true that yoga has an affect on body, mind and emotion but the main purpose of this research is recognized impact of yoga on academic achievement. This research is semi-empirical and subjects were 90 high school students in Mysore city- India. In this study, the effectiveness and efficacy of two common techniques (Yoga Asana and Meditation) have been shown on change the academic achievement of high school chemistry students. Research instruments used included academic achievement pretest and post test that was prepared by investigator and teachers. Based on the statistical analysis of ANCOVA it showed that the difference between means of experimental groups (asana and meditation) and control group on the gain scores academic achievement in chemistry is found to be significant at the 0.05 level or of confidence which indicates that students of the experimental groups and the control group differ on the gain scores of chemistry.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Education
Divisions: Department of > Education
Depositing User: C Swapna Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2019 10:50
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2019 10:50
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/6774

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