DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOGIC EXERCISES TRAINEES AND UNTRAINEES IN SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN

V. A. M. PADMA KUMARI

Abstract


In order to ensure that the school going children to succeed at school and in life, it’s crucial for them to develop self-regulation skills.  These include the ability to monitor and adapt their behavior, attention, and emotions in response to internal cues, the environment, and feedback from others.  Many researches done by the Indian and foreign authors specifically focused on physical education have observed and recommended  that school-based yoga may benefit students’ self-regulation.

Most schools use academic performance as the primary criteria for student success. Unfortunately, many students struggle to achieve or maintain adequate grades, which can lead them to disengage or drop out. But research suggests that yoga might improve attention and memory and alleviate academic stress, three factors that are important for academic success.  In this  regard, the study presents an analysis to understand how the Yoga can be beneficial to School going children.  Further, the study also makes an attempt to understand various forms of Yoga and its utilities to school going children.

Keywords


Asanas, meditation, Motor Development, Stress

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References


Savitri S Patil, “Effect of Yoga and Physical Exercises on Various Parameters of Secondary School Students”, Laxmi Book Publications, 2018.

Shirley Telles and Nilkamal Singh, “Research-based perspectives ont eh Psychophysiology of Yoga”, IGI Global Book Series, New Delhi, 2018.

Bel Gibbs, “Yoga for Kids: Fun and Easy Stretching Exercises for Children Aged Three to Eleven Years”, Anness Publishing, 2015.

Shobana R Vinay, “100 Yoga Activities for children: Easy-to-follow Poses and Meditation for the Whole Family”, Simon & Schuster publishers, 2012.

Data retrieved from https://www.jbcnschool.edu.in/blog/benefits-of-yoga-in-schools/

Data retrieved from https://www.artofliving.org/in-en/programs


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