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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

Effects of Pilates exercise, power yoga, and high-intensity interval training on muscular endurance among male school students


Author(s): Abhilash SS and Dr. George Joseph

Abstract: The study was conducted to find the effect of Pilates exercise, power yoga and High-Intensity Interval Training on muscular endurance among male school students. Sixty (N=60) male students studying in Govt. Higher Secondary School, Kuniya, Kasaragod, India during the year 2018-2019 were randomly selected as subjects The subjects were assigned at random into four groups of fifteen each (n=15). Group I underwent Pilates training, Group II underwent Power yoga Practice, Group III underwent Interval training and Group IV acted as Control group. The dependent variable selected for this study was muscular endurance. Muscular endurance was assessed by the Bent Knee Sit-ups test. All the subjects were tested prior to and immediately after the training for the selected variable, Muscular endurance. Data were collected and statistically analyzed using ANCOVA. Scheffe's post hoc test was applied to determine the significant difference between the paired means. In all the cases 0.05 level of significance was fixed. The results of the study showed that there was a significant difference among all the experimental groups namely Pilates exercise, Power yoga Practice, and High-Intensity Interval Training on Muscular endurance. Further, the results of the study showed Interval training group to be better than the Pilates group and Power yoga Practice group in Muscular endurance.

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How to cite this article:
Abhilash SS, Dr. George Joseph. Effects of Pilates exercise, power yoga, and high-intensity interval training on muscular endurance among male school students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(1):41-43.
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