The effect of resistance training without balance exercises on static balance skill

Keywords: static balance, resistance training, fitness, static exercises


Background and Study Aim: The aim is to evaluate the effect of resistance training without balance exercises on the static balance skill. Material and Methods: The universe of the study consists of volunteer students who are chosen among the students with similar physical characteristics and training history (n=15) who are taking education at Istanbul Gelisim University, High School of Physical Education and Sports (n = 1286) who have any current health problems and disability history. An information form questionnaire (age, height, and weight, training history) was applied as a personal data collection tool. Static balance skill of the participants tested through AC International East Sp. Z O.O. which has the brand of– SIGMA Balance Platform which is found at performance measurement and evaluation laboratory of Istanbul Gelisim University, High School of Physical Education and Sports. Test procedures were applied before and after the 6-week resistance training program. Results: Statistically significant differences were detected in test values of Static balance skill x axis deviation rate of the study group, rate of deviation from the center in the x axis, the length of distance and average surface area which is used (P<0,05).Conclusions: It was identified that 6-week resistance training practices without balance exercises have a positive effect on the development of static balance skill.


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Author Biographies

Mehmet Soyal, Istanbul Gelişim University; Istanbul Gelisim University, High School of Physical Education and Sports, Istanbul, Turkey
Ömür Gülfirat, Istanbul Gelişim University; İstanbul Gelisim University Vocational High School, Istanbul, Turkey.
Aydın Pekel, Istanbul Gelişim University; İstanbul Gelisim University Vocational High School, Istanbul, Turkey.


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How to Cite
Soyal M, Gülfirat Ömür, Pekel A. The effect of resistance training without balance exercises on static balance skill. Physical Education of Students. 2020;24(3):168-73.