effect of core stabilization exercises on factors physical fitness to
Ahmadi Rahmat, Daneshmandi Hasan
Guilan University, Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Rasht, Iran
of this study was to determine the effects of core stability exercises
program on physical fitness of children with mental retardation.
Subjects were divided randomly into two groups, training (TRN: n=17)
and control (CTL: n=14). Training group performed a core stabilization
program for 6 weeks and three times per week. Pre- and post-tests
measurements were taken for cardiovascular endurance, muscle endurance,
speed, static balance and agility was done for two groups afterward.
Results showed that training group improved in significantly
(p<0.05) in five dependent variables. Core stability exercises
appear to be a viable and effective way to improve physical fitness
capacity of the children with mental retardation.
mental retardation, physical fitness, core stability exercisesFull
The effect of core stabilization exercises on factors physical fitness to mental retardation