International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017 | Rating: 6.7 / 10

Effect of Strength Training on Quadratus Lumborum Muscle in Obese Subjects - Experimental Study

Siba Mulla | Poonam Patil [3]

Abstract: Background The quadratus lumborum is the muscle of posterior abdominal wall. It is deepest abdominal muscle and commonly referred as block muscle. In case of obesity due to accumulation of fat around waist and hip area, there is a weakness of spinal and abdominal muscle and specially affects quadratus lumborum muscle. ObjectivesTo determine the effect of strength training exercise on quadratus Lumborum muscle in obese subject. To find out the significant changes in strength of Quadratus Lumborum muscle by Pre and Post MMT. Study designExperimental study conducted at KIMSDU karad.40 Subjects were selected by convenient sampling method. Pre and Post MMT was the main outcome major for the study. ResultFor the 40 subjects average pre treatment MMT was 2.25 and average post MMT was 4.25. Conclusion Study results concluded that there is significant Effectiveness of strength training exercise on quadratus lumborum muscle on obese subjects

Keywords: Obesity, quadratus lumborum muscle strength training exercise, waist hip ratio, MMT

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,

Pages: 1703 - 1706

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