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 […]

Effect of Circuit Weight Training on Physical Fitness Variables Of Gorakhpur University Football Players

The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of eight week circuit weight training on physical fitness variables of Gorakhpur university football players. A total of thirty (N=30) men university level football players were selected from GorakhpurUniversity. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to24 years and fifteen (N=15) players were […]

Ashawgandha (Withania Somnifera) A Rasayna in Ayurveda and Benefits of Its Use than Other Performance Enhancing Substances in Sports Medicine – A Review Article

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this paper is to review the literature regarding Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) a commonly used herb in Ayurvedic medicine. Specifically, the literature was reviewed for articles pertaining to therapeutic actions, toxicity and benefits of Ashwagandha than performance enhancing substances (PES) in sports medicine. DESIGN: This review is in a narrative format and […]