A study on flexibility and agility in yogic exercise of the kho-kho and kabaddi players
Author(s): Dr. Yallappa M
Abstract: The study was focused on yogic exercise have become very popular throughout the word due to its utility. Physical education it’s have relealised its importance and have also tried to explore the effects towards physical fitness. Flexibility & Agility is one of important component of physical fitness. The present study was under taken on 40 Kabaddi and kho - kho Players, which are equally divided on the random basis as experimental group (N-20) and controlled group (N-20) using sit and reach test for flexibility and shuttle run test for measured agility both test was measured by before and after the training period of six weeks. During experimental period it was observed by the researcher that the subjects belonging to experimental group practiced yogic activities for six weeks. Subject was shown significant improvement in their flexibility, agility in comparison to the controlled group. Significant differences were noticed between pre and post test data of experimental and controlled group. Hence it is concluded yogic exercises for six weeks bring significant changes in flexibility, agility of kabaddi and kho-kho players.