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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part D

Effect of callisthenic and aerobic exercises on flexibility of primary school children’s


Author(s): Kum. Chennamma D Chilamur and Dr. DM Jyoti

Abstract: Callisthenic are exercises that use your body weight for resistance and are designed to strengthen and tone your muscles and increase muscular endurance. Derived from the Greek kilos, meaning and strength, callisthenic don’t necessarily require any exercises equipment. Callisthenic exercises are easy on your joints. Exercises such as leg extensions and machine chest presses are safe enough but for some exercises, these movements can be hard on your joints. If you have a long history of hard training are over forty and beginning to experience the onset of joint pain, callisthenic exercises are one of the best ways to keep your joints moving while minimizing any discomfort. The primary callisthenic exercises are; sit-ups, crunches, push-ups pull-ups, squats, calf-raises and dips. Callisthenic originated in ancient Greece. It achieved national attraction when Victorian and South Australian coaches began moving throughout Australia.

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How to cite this article:
Kum. Chennamma D Chilamur and Dr. DM Jyoti. Effect of callisthenic and aerobic exercises on flexibility of primary school children’s. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(1): 209-211.
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