Effect of Aerobic and Anaerobic Training on Vital Capacity among Soccer Players with Special Reference to Prakriti (Psycho-somatic constitution)

Background: Regular physical activity is one of the most important things for maintaining good health of sports person. Cardio respiratory fitness helps in the improvement of playing performance. In respiration, Vital capacity is the maximum amount of air, a person can expel from lung after a maximum inhalation. The various muscles are involved in Vital […]

A Comparative study of selected Coordinative ability between Male and Female Hockey players

A study was conducted at Haryana aiming to achieve the main objective of comparing the co-ordinative ability male and female hockey state level players. It also includes the rhythmic ability, differentiation ability and orientation ability between male and female hockey state level players. The study revealed that male state level players possessed better rhythmic ability. […]

Achieving Mental Wellness through Physical Fitness

Mental wellness plays as vital a role as physical fitness and it is no surprise that they often come hands in hands. This paper aims to focus on the importance of mental wellness and how it can be attained through physical fitness. It also highlights how our body coordinates with our mind while doing various […]

Effects of Pranayama on mental and physical health Parameters in University-level Sportspersons

Background: Sports-training in Indian universities is mostly aimed at performance-enhancement while physical and mental health aspects are often overlooked in such a setup. Even sports psychology is mostly aimed at performance enhancement. Objective of the study: To see if Pranayama can be developed as an economical intervention to improve physical and mental health parameters among […]