ANALYSIS OF ATTITUDE TOWARDS YOGA AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS USING CLUSTERING TECHNIQUES


Dr. Birbal Saha, Dr. Subir Sen, Anasuya Adhikari
Professor, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India
Abstract
Yoga is an ancient practice involving physical, mental and spiritual practices. Yoga was first mentioned in the Rigveda. Yoga is seen to bring positive and holistic changes in human lives. Yoga strengthens body and relaxed the mind and hence is appreciated for its multifarious benefits. The benefits of Yoga, can be best proven on the students, looking after its memory and concentration increasing ability, developing good physic and calm mind. Present work deals with the attitude towards yoga practice of undergraduate college students of Purulia district of West Bengal, India. Response from 570 UG students is taken by a scale of attitude towards yoga. Four independent variables like Gender, Location of College, Residence of Students and Streams; and one dependent variable score of the questionnaire (attitude towards yoga practice) are considered for this study. Data Clustering is the task of grouping a set of objects in such a way that objects in the same group are more similar to each other than to those in other groups. Two-Step cluster analysis is done and five clusters are formed to take up the present study.
Keywords: Two-Step cluster Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Yoga, Attitude
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

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Published on : 2021-09-28

Vol : 7
Issue : 9
Month : September
Year : 2021
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