The Effect of Kapha Yoga Exercise on Concentration and Quality of Life

Yenni Andari, Adang Suherman, Komarudin Komarudin

Abstract

Increased age can lead to decreased body physiological function, it will be worsening if the aging is not accompanied by physical activity. Yoga is one of the physical activities that are beneficial both physical and psychological. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of yoga practice on the concentration and quality of life. This research used a causal-comparative method, the population in this study was 22 female teachers at SMPN 1 Bandung, they were chosen by using purposive sampling technique. The data collection technique for concentration variables was grid concentration exercise test (Harris, 1998) and the instrument used to measure quality of life was in the form of World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL) -BREF questionnaire. The data analysis was carried out through version 20 of SPSS. The data processing procedure used Independent sample test statistic, the result of the research showed that 1) KAPHA Exercise gave a significant influence on the concentration, 2) KAPHA practice gave a significant influence to the quality of life. KAPHA yoga exercise can be one way to improve concentration and quality of life.

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Andari Y., Suherman A. and Komarudin K. (2017). The Effect of Kapha Yoga Exercise on Concentration and Quality of Life.In 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE, ISBN 978-989-758-317-9, pages 194-198. DOI: 10.5220/0007068707130717


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@conference{icsshpe17,
author={Yenni Andari and Adang Suherman and Komarudin Komarudin},
title={The Effect of Kapha Yoga Exercise on Concentration and Quality of Life},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE,},
year={2017},
pages={194-198},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007068707130717},
isbn={978-989-758-317-9},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE,
TI - The Effect of Kapha Yoga Exercise on Concentration and Quality of Life
SN - 978-989-758-317-9
AU - Andari Y.
AU - Suherman A.
AU - Komarudin K.
PY - 2017
SP - 194
EP - 198
DO - 10.5220/0007068707130717