International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Yoga and Meditation | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019


Effect of Yoga on Positive and Negatve Affect and Emotional Intelligence in Orphan Adolescent Females

K. Gomathi | Vijayakumar P S | Sahana A U


Abstract: This research study has planned to know the effect of integrated yoga module on Positive and Negative affect and emotional intelligence of the Adolescent Girls, living in the orphanage. Aged 10 to 18years, in total 30 numbers of adolescent girls were participated and attended yoga classes, taught by a trained yoga therapist for 12 weeks. The assessment was carried out one day prior to the intervention as well as on the last day of the intervention. In this study, single group pre-post experimental design was chosen as the researcher attempts to test the effectiveness of the yoga. The Positive, Negative affect was measured by using Positive, Negative Affects Schedule (PANAS-SF). Emotional intelligence was measured by using an Emotional intelligence questionnaire {TEIQUE-ASF}. Since the results Shapiro Wilk test was considered for PANAS and Emotional intelligence questionnaire {TEIQUE-ASF}. Further pairedt test was carried out for hypothesis testing to measure the IAYT effects for PANAS. The pairedt test was carried out at 99 % confidence interval level. Wilcoxon signed rank test was considered for the Emotional intelligence questionnaire {TEIQUE-ASF} data for hypothesis test, as it was not distributed normally. Based on above, both PANAS and EI test results shows that IAYT has the highly significant effect on positive and negative affect and emotional intelligence p (


Keywords: Affect, Emotional intelligence, Adolescent, Yoga intervention, Orphan


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,


Pages: 1055 - 1057


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