IJSRP, Volume 2, Issue 8, August 2012 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dhara R. Doshi, Dr. Yogesh A. Jogsan
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of ten days Yoga practice on self-control in obese women. A sample of 13 (n = 13) women with average age 39 years was selected for this study from Yoga Shibir held at LIFE, Rajkot, organized by Saurashtra Medical & Educational Charitable Trust. We have performed pre-test and post-test scale to measure change, before and after Yoga practice. This scale is made by Arun Kumar Singh and Alpana Sen Gupta in English version and we have used its Gujarati version made by Dr. Yogesh A. Jogsan, Department of Psychology, Sautashtra University, Rajkot. Post observation was made on the last day intervention of Yogic Practices included Omkar, Asanas, Pranayama, Kriyas, Dhyana etc. The computed t-value was 0.20. It showed a non significant improvement at the parameter, but at the mean it showed better impact of Yoga on self-control. Weight-reduction through Yoga was a part of the study. It showed a satisfactory decrease of 1.3 kgs. (mean) in weight.