“Effect of Yoga on Memory and Problem Solving Ability of University Players”


Vijay Laxmi, Research Scholar, Monika Verma, Professor
Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, Haryana, India.


The purpose of this study is to find out the effects of 4 week interuniversity Yoga Camp on the psychological profile of selected Haryana University Yoga players i.e. Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, and Maharishi Dayanand University. The subjects chosen for the study were 100 University Yoga players (male-50,female-50) attending Inter university Yoga camp between the age range of 20-25 years. The single group pre and post design was used for data collection. The memory of the participants was measured by PGI memory scale of players developed by N.N. Wig and problem solving ability of the players was measured by using Problem Solving Ability Test ( PSAT- d) developed by L.N.Dubey . The memory and problem solving ability of the player was measured before and after 4 weeks. The result of the study revealed that there is a significant difference found between pre and post yoga camp in University players (p=0.001) on memory and problem solving ability of the all selected University players.