International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 348--352

Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises on grip strength, muscular endurance, and aerobic performance in Indian judo players


Ujwal Laxman Yeole, Sneha Santosh Naikoji 
 Intern, Department of Physiotherapy, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ujwal Laxman Yeole
Department of Physiotherapy, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Gultekadi, Pune - 411 037, Maharashtra
India

BACKGROUND: The judo is the dynamic, high-intensity intermittent sport which needs advanced skills and military science excellence for fulfillment. Throughout the judo combat, strength and muscle power are associated with performance and judo-throw potency; therefore, the study aims to analyze the effect of physiotherapy exercises on grip strength, aerobic performance, and muscular endurance in Indian judo players. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An experimental study design was used. The study participants were divided into two groups: Group A (n = 15) received physiotherapy exercises of grip strength training, muscular endurance training, and aerobic training for 3 days/week for 6 weeks and Group B (n = 15) received the conventional exercise program. Pre- and posttreatment analysis was recorded and statistically analyzed. RESULTS: A total of thirty players were recruited for the study. The grip strength of Group A improved from 13.98 to 19.28 (0.0001) for the dominant hand and from 10.66 to 16.26 (0.0001) for nondominant hand as compared to Group B from 12.92 to 13.59 (0.270) for the dominant hand and from 10.45 to 11.34 (0.135) for nondominant hand. The muscular endurance for sit-ups and push-ups of Group A improved from 10.2 to 17.2 (0.0001) and 13.47 to 19.93 (0.0001), respectively, as compared to Group B whose values were 9–10.13 (0.091) and 11.67–12.53 (0.155), respectively. The aerobic performance of Group A improved from 40.91 to 47.31 (0.0001) as compared to Group B from 39.26 to 40.16 (0.222). CONCLUSION: Physiotherapy exercises are effective for improvement in grip strength, aerobic performance, and muscular endurance among Indian judo players.


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Yeole UL, Naikoji SS. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises on grip strength, muscular endurance, and aerobic performance in Indian judo players.Int J Health Allied Sci 2020;9:348-352


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Yeole UL, Naikoji SS. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises on grip strength, muscular endurance, and aerobic performance in Indian judo players. Int J Health Allied Sci [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 24 ];9:348-352
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