International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education


International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2021)

Comparission of swiss ball exercises versus floor exercises on improving core muscle strength in male cricketers


Gokulakrishnan J, C V John Franklin

Introduction: Cricket is one of the most popular game in India played by men and women of all ages. The increased physical demands on the players may be associated with an increased risk of injuries. This is because the demands on the body from playing cricket are extremely varied as players are required to bat, bowl and field various times throughout the game. ‘Core stability’ is defined as the ability to control the position and motion of the trunk over the pelvis to allow optimum production, transfer and control of force and motion to the terminal segment in integrated athletic activities. Aim: To assess the effectiveness of swiss ball exercises versus floor exercises on improving core muscle strength in cricketers. Methodology: Total number of students in this study were 30 cricketers between 19-22 years out of which 15 subjects were included each in group A(n=15)and group B(n=15). The shuttle run test is used to assess the speed ahd the modified sphygnomano meter test is used to assess the core strength. Result: After the result of the study shows that swiss ball exercises has more improvement than floor exercises. Conclusion: It concluded that swiss ball exercises has more improvement compare to floor exercise. Hence it is recommended swiss ball exercises is good for core strengthening to enhance performance in cricketers.
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Gokulakrishnan J, C V John Franklin. Comparission of swiss ball exercises versus floor exercises on improving core muscle strength in male cricketers. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2021, Pages 1-3
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