S Parthasarathy, K Selvakumar, Marinarai, Sumitra Das
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of breathe awareness meditation on Systolic blood pressure among middle aged unemployed women. To achieve the purpose of the study middle aged people were selected from Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India during the year 2017. The subject’s age ranges from 35 to 45 years. The selected students were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 middle aged women each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent a breathe awareness meditation programme for six weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Systolic blood pressure was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on Systolic blood pressure was measured through sphygmomanometer. Pre-test was taken before the training period and post- test was measured immediately after the six week training period. Statistical technique ‘t’ ratio was used to analyse the means of the pre-test and post test data of experimental group and control group. The results revealed that there was a significant difference found on the criterion variable. The difference is found due to breathe awareness meditation given to the experimental group on Systolic blood pressure when compared to control group.