Volume : 5, Issue : 10, OCT 2019




In the present study effect of one month yogic exercise program was observed on positive mental health of male sportspersons. To conduct the study 100 intercollegiate male sportspersons (Average age 21.32 years) from the state of Uttarakhand were selected as sample. The selected male sportspersons were divided equally into experimental and control group. 50 male sportspersons from experimental group took part in one month yoga program while subjects of control group did not take part in this program. To assess positive mental health of selected male sportspersons just prior to commencement of study period and after completion of study period, Positive Mental Health Inventory prepared by Agashe and Helode (2007) were used. Result reveal that after taking part in one month yogic exercise program, the positive mental health of male sportspersons enhanced significantly while no significant change was observed in positive mental health of male sportspersons belonging to control group. It was concluded that one month yogic exercise program is beneficial for strengthening the positive mental health of male sportspersons.



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