Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh
The purpose of the study was to analyze the effect of Ujjayi and Bhastrika pranayama on vital capacity and ventiletory Volume. For this study twenty two male Volleyball players were randomly selected as subjects from the Bihar state. Further the subjects were divided into two groups’ i.e. experimental and control group. Experimental group were followed Bhastrika and Ujjayi Pranayama for eight weeks and the control group did not participated in the training programme. The criterion measures for measuring Vital Capacity and maximal Ventilatory Volume was measured with Spirometer in liters. The significance of mean difference between the pre-test and post test scores each of the criterion variables among the groups were analyzed by using the ‘t’- ratio, the level of significant was 0.05. The results of the study have indicated that there is a significant difference in two groups.
Conclusions: After analyzing the data it was found significant at 0.05 level of significance. The‘t’- ratio reveled that there is significant change on the Vital Capacity of yoga practitioner through the Ujjayi and Bhastrika Pranayama programme. Ujjayi and Bhsatrika Pranayama were effective in bringing about significant improvement in the Vital Capacity. Ujjayi and Bhastrika Pranayama were not much effective in significant improvement of Maximal Ventilatory Volume.
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