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"Sport Medicine Journal" No.39 - 2014
ARTICLE – abstract

The effect of core stabilization exercises on the physical fitness in children 9-12 years

Ahmadi Rahmat1 ,Hidari Naser2, Mahdavi Belal1, Daneshmandi Hasan1
1University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran
2University of Shahid Rajai,Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of core stability exercises program on physical fitness of children aged between 9-12 years. Subjects were divided randomly into two groups, training (TRN: n=19) and control (CTL: n=17). TRN group performed a core stabilization program for 6 weeks, three sessions per week. Pre- and post-tests measurements were taken for shuttle run, long jump, abdominal curl, push up and trust tests was done for two groups afterward.
Results showed that training groups 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.
Key words:

physical training, resistance exercise, Swiss balls, physical fitness, spinal stabilization

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The effect of core stabilization exercises on the physical fitness in children 9-12 years

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