International Journal of Home Science
2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART G
Impact of yoga on stress management of adolescent boys and girls
Author(s): Dr. C Kalapriya
Adolescence is very complex and important period of every individuals life. This is the period in which individual gains new experiences and responsibilities. It is the period in which Growth and Development take place at all levels that is physically, mentally, socially and emotionally. Sometimes these changes are so sudden that individual cannot cope with them and that causes psychological problems like depression, stress etc., Adolescents with stress can’t be able to deal or adjust with the environment. The present study was conducted to study the stress levels of adolescents before and after yoga training program according to gender. The sample of the study included 50 boys and 50 girls studying in9th and 10th standards were selected randomly from two schools of Tirupati town. Two tools, first was General Information Schedule and the second was Checklist to assess the stress levels of adolescents. It took fifteen minutes to complete the checklist by each student. The entire sample were made to attend a yoga training for one month. A post-test was conducted the same sample after one month training. Results revealed that the stress levels were found be more in boys when compared to girls. Training program has significantly reduced the stress levels for boys and girls from highly stressful level to average and above stress levels.
How to cite this article:
Dr. C Kalapriya. Impact of yoga on stress management of adolescent boys and girls. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(3):399-401.