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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 363) Last page : ( 366)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2017.00072.6

A Study to assess the Level of Knowledge Regarding the benefits of Yoga among Primary School Teachers of Magadi Rural Schools, Ramanagara District

Kumar MR Chethan1, Lingaraju CM2,*

1Lecturer R.V College of Nursing, Jayanagara 4th Block Bengaluru

2Asst. Professor. JSS College of Nursing. MG Road, Mysuru

*Corresponding Author Email: lingarajucm2012@gmail.com

Online published on 18 September, 2017.

Abstract

Background

The science of Yoga imbibe itself the complete essence of the Way of Life, including-Gyan Yoga or philosophy, Bhakti Yoga or path of devotional bliss, Karma Yoga or path of blissful action, and Raja Yoga or path of mind control.

Objective

To assess the level of knowledge regarding the benefits of yoga among Primary school teachers of selected schools, Ramanagara district. To Determine the Association Between the level of knowledge regarding the benefits of yoga among Primary school teachers of magadi rural schools with their selected demographic variables.

Methodology

Research Design

Non experimental-descriptive, design.

Setting

The present study was conducted in Magadi, rural community area, Ramanagara district.

Population

The total population of the present study comprised of all Primary school teachers in Magadi, rural community area, Ramanagara district.

Sample

Primary school teachers of selected schools, Ramanagara district.

Sample size

The sample size of the present study consists of 30 Primary school teachers of selected schools, Ramanagara district.

Criteria for sampling selection

Inclusion Criteria

The study includes 1. Teachers who are working in primary schools. 2. Teachers who are available at the time of data collection.

Exclusion criteria

The study excluded. 1. Teachers who are not willing to participate in the study. 2. Teachers who are not available at the time of data collection

Sampling technique

Non probability-convenience sampling technique.

Result

  • Regarding demographic variables, the maximum number of teachers had age between 31–40 years, 12 (40%). Regarding sex 22 (73%) were female, majority of them were Hindu, 26(87%). Regarding educational qualification, 19 (64%) were B. Ed. Regarding income, majority of them were above 10001, 11(37%), Types of school, majority of them were private school, 21 (60%).

  • The result shows that majority of teachers, 17 (56.6%) of them had moderate level of knowledge, 8 (26.6%) had adequate level of knowledge and remaining 5(16.6%) had inadequate level of knowledge regarding the benefit of yoga.

The level of knowledge on the benefit of yoga was significantly associated with education χ2=4.87, df=l) and income (χ2=4.12, df=2) at 5% (P<0.05).

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Keywords

Yoga, Primary School teachers.

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