Effects of Pilates and Conventional Core Stability Exercises on Core Stability and Vertical Jump Performance of Basketball Players.

Ragunath, B (2012) Effects of Pilates and Conventional Core Stability Exercises on Core Stability and Vertical Jump Performance of Basketball Players. Masters thesis, KMCH College of Physiotherapy, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

Vertical jump plays a key factor in Basketball. There have been numerous ways developed over the years to help athletes to improve vertical jump height. The aim of this study is to find out the effect of Pilates and conventional core stability on core stability and vertical jump performance of basketball players. This study was done to find out the effect of Pilates and conventional core stability exercises on core stability and vertical jump performance in basketball players. 40 subjects were taken for the study and allotted into two groups. They are Pilates group and conventional group. All the subjects were screened for contraindications. The plank test and vertical jump test taken as the outcome measurement tool. The outcomes of the study were taken on the first study and after six weeks. Subjects are advised not to indulge in other activities other than the given exercise protocol. The core stability was measured by plank test and the athletic performance measured by vertical jump test. The statistical analysis was done using paired‘t’ test and independent ‘t’ test at 5% level of significance. The paired t test result shows that there was significant difference in both Pilates and conventional group. The independent t test result shows that there was significant difference between two groups.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pilates and Conventional Core Stability Exercises ; Core Stability ; Vertical Jump Performance ; Basketball Players.
Subjects: PHYSIOTHERAPY > Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics
Depositing User: Selvamani J
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2017 01:54
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 16:38
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1257

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