Combined Effect Of Yogic Practice And Interval Training On Speed And Stress Among Armed Reserved Police Of Cuddalore District
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The purpose of the study was to find out the combined effect of yogic practice and interval training on speed and stress among armed reserved police of Cuddalore district. To achieve the purpose of this study 60 armed police men were randomly selected from cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, India and their age ranged between 30 and 40 years. All the subjects were divided into four equal groups with 15 subjects each. Group-A underwent Yogic Practice, Group-B underwent Interval Training, Group -C underwent combined training for a period of eight weeks and group-D acted as control who did not participate in any special training other than their regular routine. The variables such as speed and stress were selected as dependent variables. Speed was assessed by 50 mts and stress was assessed by Everly and Girdano’s Questionnaires. Pre and post-test random group design was used for this study. The data were collected before and after the training period of eight weeks and the data collected were statically analysed by ‘ANOVA’ test, which was used to find out the significant improvement on selected variables from the base line to post. The result of the study combined effect of yogic practice and interval training produced that there was a significant improvement in the speed and stress among armed reserved police of Cuddalore district.