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EFFECTS OF PILATES ON AEROBIC PERFORMANCE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

EFEITOS DO PILATES SOBRE O DESEMPENHO DE AERÓBICA DE ESTUDANTES UNIVERSITÁRIOS

EFECTOS DEL PILATES EN EL RENDIMIENTO AERÓBICO DE ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS

ABSTRACT

Introduction:

The Pilates is a training method that aims to improve body awareness for movement re-education, bringing muscular and mental balance. It is believed that these benefits can effectively improve the flexibility of female university aerobics students.

Methods:

90 female college students in the optional aerobics course were selected and divided into two groups. Data from the experimental and control groups were evaluated for comparison before and after the experiment. The aerobic exercises of the two groups of female university aerobics students were scored, aiming to compare and explore which training method was more effective.

Results:

The baseline time and pace score in the Pilates intervention was changed from 2.35±0.71 to 2.55±0.76, a movement set changed from 3.86±0.98 to 4.01±1.07, movement performance from 1.67±0.61 to 1.72±0.57, and foot skills from 1.40±0.48 to 1.41±0.50. The mean aerobic movement performance score changed from 62.45 to 80.53, an increase of 18.08 points.

Conclusion:

The Pilates training can effectively improve the aerobic performance of female university students. Level of evidence II; Therapeutic studies - investigation of treatment outcomes.

Keywords:
Pilates Training; Sports Performance; Aerobic Exercise

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