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International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

The role of an eight week yogic training programme in enhancing the motor fitness components of children with intellectual disability

Author(s):

IS Rahul and Dr. Dibakar Debnath

Abstract:

To achieve the purpose of the present study the role of an eight week yogic training program in enhancing the motor fitness components of children with intellectual disability. Regarding present study twenty children with intellectual disability were selected as a subjects from RKMVERI FDMSE therapy unit, TAT Kalanilayam middle school in Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. Their age ranged from 10 to 14 years old. It was concluded that there was a significant difference on selected leg explosive power and flexibility between control group and experimental group children with intellectual disabilities. The selected subjects equally divided into two equal groups, namely experimental group (n=10) and control group (n=10). The criterion variable standing broad jump test tested with leg explosive power and flexibility tested with sit and reach test. The pre-test and post test data were statistically examined for significant difference through dependent ‘t’ test for each and every variable selected for this study. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05. The result of the study showed that the indigenous activity training was better improvement on leg explosive power, flexibility of experimental group improve of children with intellectual disability.

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International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
IS Rahul and Dr. Dibakar Debnath. The role of an eight week yogic training programme in enhancing the motor fitness components of children with intellectual disability. Int. J. Physiol. Sports Phys. Educ. 2024;6(1):43-45. DOI: 10.33545/26647710.2024.v6.i1a.64
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