The effect of pilates exercise on improvement of functional tests in young male with patello-femoral pain syndrome

Ahmet Gökhan Yazıcı, Mohsen Mohammadi
2017 Uluslararası Spor, Egzersiz ve Antrenman Bilimi Dergisi  
Keywords Aim: The study of the effect of Pilates exercise on improvement of functional Performance tests in young male with PFPS was the main purpose the present study. Material and Methods: The 11-young male (age: 26.41±1.04yr, height: 177.37±3.21cm, and weight: 177.37±3.21kg) with PFPS, as exercise groups, performed the Pilates exercises for ten weeks, three sessions per week and one hour per session. Functional performance tests (Step-down, left and right and Single-leg press) was assessed.
more » ... ess) was assessed. All data were analysed using SPSS and the statistical significance level was set at p<0.05 and p<0.001. Results: The result of analysis indicated that significant difference found between pre-and post-test in exercise group in Step-down test (t=9.79, p<0.001) and Single-Leg Press (t=8.86, p<0.001) test. Conclusion: According to the results of the present research, it could be concluded that for improvement of daily activities and functional performance in young male with PFPS, Pilates exercise method is recommended. Pilates Exercise, Young Male, PFPS, Step-Down, Single-Leg Press Article Info
doi:10.18826/useeabd.292382 fatcat:2jo2cbwpsvdm5a4beks7ribua4