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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part D

Optimizing performance by improving core strength and stability of fencing players

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Maman Paul
ABSTRACT:
The endeavor of this study was to improve the performance of core strength and stability of Fencing Players. Thirty, University level male Fencers of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar between the age group of 18-28 years (Mean ± SD: age 21.166±2.260 yrs, body height 167.946 ± 4.759 cm, body weight 63.593±3.318 kg) volunteered to participate in the study. The Central Plank Test and Side Plank Test were used to measure the Core Strength and Stability. Statistical analyses were performed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Windows version 16.0 software (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL). Data is expressed as the mean ± SD. Paired sample t-test was utilized to compare the means of the Pre-Test and the Post-Test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Significant differences were found in Central Plank Test in the experimental group subjected to 6-week training. However, no significant changes over that 6-week period were noted in the control group. Significant differences were found in Side Plank Test- Right in the experimental group subjected to 6-week training. However, no significant changes over that 6-week period were noted in the control group. Significant differences were found in Side Plank Test- Left in the experimental group subjected to 6-week training. However, no significant changes over that 6-week period were noted in the control group.
Pages: 160-163  |  230 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Maman Paul. Optimizing performance by improving core strength and stability of fencing players. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 160-163.
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