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Effects of Pilates exercise on trunk strength, endurance and flexibility in sedentary adult females

journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Betul Sekendiz, O Altun, F Korkusuz, S Akın
The objective of this study was to examine the effects of Pilates exercise on abdominal and lower back strength, abdominal muscular endurance and posterior trunk flexibility of sedentary adult females. The results showed a positive effect of Modern Pilates mat exercises on abdominal and lower back muscular strength, abdominal muscular endurance and posterior trunk flexibility in sedentary adult females regardless of the fact that the body weight and fat percentages did not differ significantly.

History

Volume

11

Issue

4

Start Page

318

End Page

326

Number of Pages

9

eISSN

1532-9283

ISSN

1360-8592

Location

United Kingdom

Publisher

Churchill Livingstone

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Journal of bodywork and movement therapies.