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Effects of Pilates exercise on trunk strength, endurance and flexibility in sedentary adult females
journal contributionposted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored 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.