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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Effect of yoga Pilates and combination of yoga and Pilates training on selected motor ability of college women
Author(s): Victoriya Vincent, Muhammed Jamshad KC and Shanil C
Abstract:
The study aimed at finding the effect of yoga and combination of yoga and pilates training on selected motor ability. Sample of the stud includes 60 college women from Calicut university ladies hostel. Stork balance stand test, sit up test, sit and reach test and flexed-arm hang test were used. The results indicate that Pilates group showed significant improvement on muscular endurance. The yoga group showed significant improvements on flexibility. The control group showed no significant improvement on four selected motor ability variables namely muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and balance. Pilates, yoga, combination of yoga and Pilates groups have significant improvement of selected motor ability variables namely muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and balance, when compared to the control group.
Pages: 255-259  |  527 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Victoriya Vincent, Muhammed Jamshad KC and Shanil C. Effect of yoga Pilates and combination of yoga and Pilates training on selected motor ability of college women. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(1): 255-259.
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