• Users Online: 553
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 9-16

Effects of 8 Weeks Core Strength Training on Core Muscle Strength among Young Male Cyclists


Sport Science, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

Correspondence Address:
Stephanie Chok
Sport Science, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Malaysia
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

This study aimed to determine whether 8 weeks of a core strength training program with three sessions weekly can improve cyclists' core muscle strength. Six healthy male junior cyclists (age 15.8 ± 1 years, mass 62 ± 4 kg, height 170.2 ± 6 cm) volunteered for the study. Participants were instructed to perform five types of core exercises per session for a total of 24 sessions. For every session, each movement was performed in 20 repetitions for three sets. Comparison of pre-and post-test data revealed significantly greater (p < 0.05) gains in this case study. These results suggest that it is important for coaches to incorporate core strengthening exercises in their training routines.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed56    
    Printed2    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded13    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal