Comparison of Effect Of Yoga Nidra, Autogenic Training On Basketball Players

Vikram Singh

Abstract


The study was to compare the effectiveness of Yog Nidra, Autogenic Training on Electro dermal Response (EDR, measured in Kilo-ohms) of female basketball players in the age group of 13 to 17 years. The 90 girls were randomly assigned into three treatment groups. Group 1 served as a control group and pre and post Electro dermal response (EDR) was measured without any intervention/training being given to the group-1. Group 2 was given a regular 40 to 45 minutes Autogenic Training. Group 3 was given a regular 40 to 45 minutes Yog Nidra training. The 2 experimental groups were given training for 25 days (5 days per week). After 25 days, the EDR of all the 3 groups was measured. The Yoga Nidra group mean value showed significant rise in EDR values at 0.01 level of confidence and the Autogenic training group showed significant rise at .05 level of confidence. The control group did not show statistically significant increase in the EDR value at .05 or .01 level of confidence.


Keywords


Autogenic Training, Yoga Nidra, Electrodermal response.

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