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ERIC Number: EJ1101780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-8827
Stress Management: A Case Study of Professional Students on Impact of Meditation & Yoga on Stress Levels
Reddy, T. L. Narasimha; Ammani, S.
Journal on Educational Psychology, v6 n4 p42-47 Feb-Apr 2013
Meditation is one of the Five Principles of Yoga. It is the practice by which there is constant observation of the mind. It requires you to focus your mind at one point and make your mind still in order to perceive the "self". Through the practice of Meditation, it will help achieve a greater sense of purpose and strength of will. It also helps you achieve a clearer mind, improve your concentration, and discover the wisdom and tranquility within you. To Assess the Yoga and Meditation impact of Academic Stress among Professional Students like Medicos, Engineering students this study is undertaken. This study was conducted on a sample of 100 (Yoga = 50 and Meditation = 50) Professional Students in Tirupati of Chittor District of Andhra Pradesh. In order to realize the objectives of the study, two hypotheses were formulated. (i) There would be significant impact of Yoga on Stress among Professional Students with regard to Pre-test and Post-test.(ii) There would be significant impact of Meditation on Stress among Professional Students with regard to Pre-test and Post-test. Stress index developed by A. K. Srivatsava and A. P. Singh (1984) was administered to the sample. It measures stress in 12 dimensions, namely, Role Over load, Role ambiguity, Role conflict, Unreasonable groups and political pressures, Frustration, Under Pressure For Exams, Competition in class, Poor peer relations, Financial burden, scholarship requirements, family-related pressures and course-related stress. Their age ranges from 21 to 25 years. Data was analyzed using Means, SD'S and t values. Results show that Yoga and Mediation training reduce the stress among Professional Students, and implications were drawn.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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