Official Journal of Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University Coimbatore
Vol. 12 No. 4 (2021): Volume 12, Issue 4, Year 2021
Articles

Combination of Specific Basketball Skill Training and Pranayama Practices on Basketballers' Systolic Blood Pressure

Senthil Kumaran S
Director, Unicorn Fitness, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India.

Published 2021-11-20

Keywords

  • Specific skill training,
  • Pranayama,
  • Systolic blood pressure and basketballers

How to Cite

S, S. K. (2021). Combination of Specific Basketball Skill Training and Pranayama Practices on Basketballers’ Systolic Blood Pressure. Bharathiar National Journal of Physical Education and Exercise Science (ISSN:0976-3678) E-ISSN Applied (International Peer-Reviewed Journal), 12(4), 14–17. Retrieved from https://budpejournal.com/index.php/bnjpees/article/view/111

Abstract

The point of the present study was to find out the combination of specific basketball skill training and pranayama practices on systolic blood pressure among basketballers. To achieve the purpose of the study men basketball players were selected from various clubs, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The subject’s age ranges from 18 to 25 years. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 basketball men each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent a specific basketball skill training and pranayama package programme for twelve weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Systolic blood pressure was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on Systolic blood pressure was measured through sphygmomanometer. Pre-test was taken before the training period and post- test was measured immediately after the twelve-week training period. Statistical technique‘t’ ratio was used to analyze the means of the pre-test and posttest data of experimental group and control group. The results revealed that there was a significant difference found on the criterion variable. The difference is found due to specific basketball skill training and pranayama package given to the experimental group on Systolic blood pressure when compared to control group.

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