Aim: This study aimed to do a comparative study on Pilates versus Cable pulley exercises in WRMSDs on core stability and stress status among male health care professionals.
Method of the Subject: Male health care professionals between 20-44 years were selected for the study. A Comparative experimental design with 60 subjects randomly divided into four equal groups with experimental group I, II, III and a control group. The groups performed either Pilates and/or cable pulley exercises for 3 times a week for 12 weeks.
Variables: Upper body endurance, lower body endurance and stress
Result: Since in this study the researcher found that there was positive changes in the improvement in upper body endurance, lower body endurance, and stress by Pilates and cable pulley exercises in the Experimental Group III when compared to Experimental Group I and II.
Conclusion: Hence it is concluded that significant improvement was seen in core stability of all the experimental groups. Additionally, Pilates exercises promote psychological benefit showing decreased in stress level after 12 weeks of training. No improvement was seen in any of the variables in the control group.