We have great pleasure in presenting this book of YOGA AND SPORTS to the public. The science of yoga works on physical, mental, emotional, psychic and spiritual aspects of a person. When imbalance is experienced at this level, the organs, muscles and nerves no longer functions in harmony, rather they act in opposition to each other. Therefore, yoga aims at bringing the different bodily functions into perfect co-ordination so that they work for the good of the whole body. Yoga is one of India’s wonderful gifts to mankind. One of its valuable qualities is that it builds up a store of physical health through the practice of a system of exercises called asanas which keep the body cleansed and fit. This book gives detailed description of the science of yoga, the origin and history of yoga,how yoga helps to improve sports performance,development of psychological traits of a sportsman through yoga and details of all psychological traits.This book will be useful for people interested in yoga, teachers, students and researchers in the field yoga, sports, psychology, sports psychology and physical education.