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2020, Vol. 7, Issue 5, Part F

Effect of mat Pilates versus traditional plank on core muscle strength, balance and agility in elite badminton players: A randomised clinical trial


Author(s): Vishal Deep, Dr. Archana Methe and Dr. Harshada Patil

Abstract: The Aim of this study was to find out the effect of Mat pilates versus traditional plank on core muscle strength, Balance and agiity in elite badminton players. Thirty Elite Badminton Players were divided into 2 groups by Simple Random Sampling method as Group A (Mat Pilates Exercise Group) and Group B(Traditional Plank Exercise Group).The Outcome Measures were One min Sit-up Test and Plank Test for Core Muscle Strength, Star Excursion Balance Test for Balance and Badcamp Agility Test for Agility. Both The Mat Pilates Exercise Group and Traditional Plank Group Completed Training for 5 weeks. There was significant difference in core muscle strength (p<0.001) and Agility (p<0.001). But There was no significant difference in the Balance (p>0.05). The Study Concluded that Group A i e. Mat pilates group showed significant difference in Core muscle strength and Agility compared to Group B.But, No significant difference was seen in Balance.

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How to cite this article:
Vishal Deep, Dr. Archana Methe, Dr. Harshada Patil. Effect of mat Pilates versus traditional plank on core muscle strength, balance and agility in elite badminton players: A randomised clinical trial. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(5):342-347.
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