Aim: To compare the effect of Pilates and cable-pulley exercises in work related musculoskeletal disorders on body composition and depression among male health care professionals.
Method of the subject: 60 subjects working in a private health- care organization were taken in 3 Experimental group and a Control group. Malatron Bio scan 921, and DASS 21 scale were used to assess the fat percentage, muscle mass and depression of the subjects. Study was done for a period of 12 weeks and pretest was done before the study and posttest results were obtained after the completion of the study.
Variables: fat percentage, muscle mass and depression
Result: Since in this study the researcher found that there was positive changes in the improvement in fat percentage, muscle mass and depression by cable pulley exercises in the Experimental Group II when compared to Experimental Group I and III and depression in Experimental III Pilates and cable pulley exercises.
Conclusion: Hence it’s concluded that the 12 weeks of individual training for fat %, Muscle mass improved better with Cable pulley exercises compared with other experimental groups, Depression was effective in combined training than other experimental groups and no changes has been noted in control group.